31 March 2000,
Price realised USD 9,400
USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A PAIR OF EARLY LOUIS XV WHITE-PAINTED FAUTEUILS A LA REINE
Each arched padded back above a bowed padded seat, covered in beige silk, on acanthus-sheathed scrolled cabriole legs and octagonal pad feet (2)
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With their distinctive pieds en rouleaux, this suite of seat-furniture typifies the transitional style between Regence and early Louis XV menuiserie (cf. B. Pallot, L'Art du Siège en XVIIIe Siècle en France, Paris, 1987, p.110)
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