A pair of Louis XVI giltwood bergeres a la reine, sttributed to Antoine Gaillard, fourth quarter 18th century, height 39 1/2in; width 25 1/2in; depth of seat 20in
Lot 1276W
A pair of Louis XVI carved giltwood bergeres
attributed to Antoine Gaillard
third quarter 18th century
Sold for US$ 17,500 inc. premium
Lot Details
A pair of Louis XVI carved giltwood bergeres
attributed to Antoine Gaillard
third quarter 18th century
The gadrooned and rope-twist frame with chapeau de gendarme back leading to padded upswept spiral fluted arms and bow-fronted seat, raised on stop fluted tapering legs.
height 39 1/2in (100cm); width 28in (71cm); depth of seat 20 1/2in (52cm)

Footnotes

  • Antoine Gaillard, maître 1781

    Provenance:
    H.M. Luther Inc. Antiques, New York

    Literature:
    Sir Francis John Baggot Watson, Louis XVI Furniture, London 1960, pl. 175 (for a fauteuil with very similar carving)

    Antoine Gaillard furnished seating furniture for the Château de la Roche-Guyon under the ancien régime, then worked for the Imperial garde-meuble under Napoleon I.
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