21 October 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A SUITE OF LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD SEAT FURNITURE
LATE 18TH CENTURY, STAMPED A.P.DUPAIN AND JME
Comprising four fauteuils and a canapé, each with oval padded back, arms and bowed seat covered in close-nailed Aubusson tapestry with initials 'M' and 'P', within floral swags, the ribbon-twist frame with pierced laurel-wreath to the toprail and with husk-trails to the arms on stop-fluted turned tapering legs headed by paterae and terminating in toupie feet, one incised 'LG', regilt
The canapé 51½in. (131cm.) wide (5)
Anonymous sale; Galerie Galliéra, Paris, 25 March 1977, lot 118 (together with a further canapé).
Anonymous sale; Tajan, Paris, 22 March 1996, lot 90. with Jean Wanecq, Paris.
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P. Kjellberg, Le Mobilier Français du XVIIIe Siècle, Paris, 1989, p. 287.
Adrien-Pierre Dupain, maître in 1772.
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