A French 19th century 'Empire' gilt bronze mounted fauteuil

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Lot 532TP
A French 19th century 'Empire' gilt bronze mounted fauteuil

£ 1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,000 - 2,600
A French 19th century 'Empire' gilt bronze mounted fauteuil
With a dished and scrolled back, the frames mounted with laurel-leaf trails each centred by a rosette, with arm terminals modelled as gilt bronze seated sphinxes, on ring turned shaped front legs mounted with lotus-leaf collars terminating in lion paw feet, with square splayed rear legs, 62cm wide.

Footnotes

  • The offered lot is illustrated in A. B. Sassone, Le Mobilier Francais du XIXeme Siecle, 1985, Paris, p. 37 and is dated circa 1810.
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