24 April 2003
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN
A set of four Louis XV style giltwood fauteuils a la reine
Late 19th/20th Century
Each with cartouche-shaped padded back and serpentine seat, two upholstered in close-nailed blue and gold damask, the other pair in white, each with rocaille-carved cresting and scroll arms, on shell-headed cabriole legs (4)
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's Zürich, 24 November 1993, lot 213 (SFr 13,800).
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