12 June 2003
A MATCHED PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS
One Régence, the other 19th Century
Each with a shaped rectangular padded back, armrests and seat covered in russet-coloured velvet, with a foliate-carved frame, the shaped apron centred by a rococo shell flanked by acanthus scrolls on a trellis ground, on cabriole legs headed by shells and carved with acanthus, regilt (2)
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Law, Foulsham & Cole, Ltd., 1928 Inventory of 2 Hyde Park Gardens, London W2, Drawing Room, possibly, 'A PAIR OF LOUIS XV CARVED AND GILT FAUTEUILS. THE BACKS, SEATS AND ARM-PADS COVERED IN OLD VENETIAN VELVET. £300-0-0'.
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