19 October 2006
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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV BEECHWOOD BERGERES
MID-18TH CENTURY, EACH STAMPED 'A. BONNEMAIN'
Each with arched padded back centered by a floral clasp, the downswept padded sides and loose cushion seat covered in gold silk damask, on a waved seatrail centered by a floral spray, on flower-headed cabriole legs ending in toupie feet, stamped to rear back upright, with ink inscribed paper label '7413' (2)
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Antoine Bonnemain, maître in 1753.
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