13 May 2003
An Italian white painted and gilt-varnished silvered (mecca) canape
Piemonte, last quarter 18th Century
Upholstered a chassis with five padded panels and squab cushion covered in deep-pink silk with floral oval medallions, the arched inscrolling back with downswept arms terminating in acanthus scrolls, the reeded ribbon-tied central oval surmounted by a musical trophy, the seat-rail with recessed panels carved with foliate trails divided by paterae, on ring-turned spirally fluted legs, headed by acanthus and stiff leaves, on toupie feet, back seat-rail replaced, the two central back legs replaced
192 cm. wide
E. Gutmann, Berlin.
F.B.E. Gutmann, Heemstede.
With J.W. Böhler, Munich, 1942.
With K. Haberstock, Berlin, 1942.
The Instituut Collectie Nederland (earlier the Stichting Nederlands Kunstbezit, no. NK3132, as Louis XVI) until restituted to Gutmann's heirs in 2002.
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dr. Adriaan W. Vliegenthart, Het Loo, een paleis als museum, Apeldoorn, 1999, plate 109.
Paleis Het Loo, Apeldoorn.
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