A SUITE OF RUSSIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEAT-FURNITURE
Comprising a large bergre, two fauteuils and two sidechairs, each covered in close-nailed green patterned velvet, the large bergere with curved eared top rail above downswept arms on square tapering legs and paw feet, the fauteuils and side chairs en suite, with shaped splat centred with an anthemion issuing from scrolled acanthus and griffin heads, later apron mount, one fauteuil with later back leg; with a photograph of Tsar Nicholas II seated in the bergre
The large bergere 45 in. (116.2 cm.) high (5)
The German Embassy, Auckland, New Zealand.
Anon. sale, Christie's London, 5 October 1989, lot 125-127.