21 October 2005
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
(LOTS 435 - 437)
The following three lots form a suite by Claude I Sené, one of the pre-eminent chair-makers of the late Louis XV and early Louis XVI period.
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD MARQUISES
ONE STAMPED 'C. SENE', CIRCA 1780
Each with a stiff-leaf molded frame with foliate spray to top and back. arms and squab-cushion covered in floral and foliate pink silk, on stop-fluted turned tapering legs, one stamped to inside of back-rail and to underside of front-rail, the other with over-painted old label to inside of back-rail, regilt, minor variations in height
with Bernard Steinitz, Paris.
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