19 May 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN
A PAIR OF EARLY LOUIS XV GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS
Each with rectangular padded back and seat covered in close-nailed gold silk damask, the outscrolled arms with foliate and strapwork-carved terminals, above a diaper and shell-carved seatrail, the rear seatrail with diaper incising, on cabriole legs headed by foliate and strapwork carving, on foliate scroll feet, one with chalk number 7201 and other with chalk number 873, regilt (2)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 19 November 1993, lot 45.
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