13 June 2002
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE (LOTS 238-250)
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI WHITE-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT BERGERES
By Jean Baptiste-Boulard
Each with rectangular arched padded back, arms, squab-cushion and bow-fronted seat covered in blue silk velvet, the top-rail carved with ribbon-twist and flanked by foliate finials, the seat-rail with conforming decoration, on turned tapering stop-fluted legs surmounted by flowerheads and terminating in toupie feet, each fauteuil stamped on the front rail 'J.B.BOULARD', one fauteuil with typed label inscribed 'London/#119699/45/2', redecorated (2)
Mr. and Mrs. Alfonso Landa, sold Sotheby's New York, 7 May 1977, lot 101.
Anonymous sale, Christie's Monaco, sold 20 June 1994, lot 212 (FF 333,000 inc. premium).
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Jean-Baptiste Boulard, maître in 1755.
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