A pair of fauteuils Stamped Francois Horteaux
Lot 48
A pair of French 18th century Louis XV walnut fauteuils à la reine by François Hortaux (active circa 1730-1760)
Sold for £3,750 (US$ 6,303) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pair of French 18th century Louis XV walnut fauteuils à la reine
by François Hortaux (active circa 1730-1760)
each with arched backrail centred by foliage, above armrests on scroll supports, the serpentine seat on cabriole legs and acanthus-carved sabots, each stamped to the reverse Horteaux, each covered with floral white silk upholstery (2)

Footnotes

  • A similar fauteuil à la reine also stamped Hortaux is illustrated in Pallot, The art of the chair in 18th century France, p.118.
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