20 - 21 September 2004
A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XV WHITE-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT FAUTEUILS A LA REINE
CIRCA 1765, ATTRIBUTED TO JEAN-BAPTISTE LEBAS
Covered in distressed red repp with cabochon top-rail and cabochon-headed legs, redcorated, stamped with the '1861' inventory (4)
Probably acquired by John, 4th Duke of Bedford (d.1771) and by descent.
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Jean-Baptiste Lebas was elected maître in 1756.
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