An 18th Italian rococo fauteuil
Lot 61
An Italian late 18th/ early 19th century fauteuil
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,723) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Italian late 18th/ early 19th century fauteuil
the arched backrail on armrests carved with flowers, foliage and cartouches, on scroll supports, the serpentine seat on cabriole legs, each joined by an 'X'-shaped stretcher centred by a turned finial, the underside stamped with an indistinct crowned armorial, covered with light-brown leather upholstery, 78cm wide, 65cm deep, 124cm high (30.5" wide, 25.5" deep, 48.5" high).

Footnotes

  • the stamp reads SOLA/VIR..., possibly for Sola Virtus Invicta below a five pointed crown, corresponding to the coat of arms of the Duke of Norfolk.

    A very similar armchair is illustrated in Mille Mobili Veneti, Vol 3, plate 314-5, p.202.
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