A Louis XVI style beechwood salon suite late 19th/early 20th century
Lot 6448W
A Louis XVI style beechwood salon suite late 19th/early 20th century
Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium
Auction Details
A Louis XVI style beechwood salon suite, comprising six fauteuil a la reine and a canape
Lot Details
Property of Anne-Merete Robbs
A Louis XVI style beechwood salon suite
late 19th/early 20th century
Comprising six fauteuils en cabriolet and one canapé, each with a rope twist carved crest over a nail head trimmed back and seat, tapestry upholstered with charming and amusing figures in garden settings from the Fables by Jean de la Fontaine, within bound garlands of floral bouquets and meandering vines raised on tapering legs ending in toupie feet
height of canapé 42 1/2in; width 72 1/2in; depth 24 1/2in; height of seat 15 1/2in
height of fauteuils 35in; width 23 1/2in; depth 19 3/4in; height of seat 15 1/2in

Footnotes

  • Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) was a French poet and fabulist, and was the most widely read poet of the 17th century. Published in 1668, his collection of fables brought La Fontaine international fame.
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