19 May 2004
A PAIR OF REGENCE BEECHWOOD FAUTEUILS
Each with a square arched back with diaper and foliate-scroll-carved crestrail above a caned back and seat with downswept arms, with a gadrooned seatframe, over a concave seatframe centered by a shell issuing foliate scrolls, on feathered shell-headed cabriole legs termnating in scroll feet (2)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 22 May 1997, lot 160.
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The unusual concave seatrail found on these fauteuils is found on a similar fauteuil in the collection of Mademoiselle Remy in M. Jarry and P. Devinoy, Le Siège Français, 1973, p. 67, no. 67.
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