20 April 2007
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI WHITE-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT BERGERES EN CABRIOLET
STAMPED TWICE 'F. GENY', CIRCA 1770
Each with incurved arched ribbon-entwined crestrail centering a floral clasp, the padded back, arms and seat with loose cushion covered in close-nailed pink and polychrome floral silk, above an entrelac-carved seatrail with central foliate spray, on turned tapering fluted legs part-filled with chandelles and headed by patereae, stamped to underside of seat rail and cross strut, redecorated (2)
with Dalva Brothers, New York.
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