A pair of French Louis XV giltwood fauteuils à la reine,
mid-18th century, attributed to Louis Cresson (1706-1761), each upholstered in floral orange velvet, the serpentine top rail with a carved floral crest, above scrolling open arms, a shaped apron and knee-carved cabriole supports, the back and apron engraved with flowers and foliage, each faintly stamped,
98cm high (2)
Provenance: Christie's, 'Fine Furniture, Tapestries, Silver, Ceramics, Clocks and Rugs', 17 November 2010, lot 416;
Farm House, Farm Street, Mayfair, London.
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Sold for £13,000
Knocks, chips, losses and rubbing to frames. Quite heavy chips and losses to gilding throughout. Re-gilded. Stamps have been gilded over and are incredibly faint. One rail with a chip to the right-hand side. Dirt and discolouration to gilding. Upholstery in fair order. Both frames sturdy and joints solid. Evidence of strengthening and minor repair to underside of one. Traces of worm. Please see additional photos for reference to condition.
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Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Tue, 29th Jun 2021
We are delighted to present a selection of highlights from our second Fine Interiors sale of 2021, featuring over 750 lots of furniture, works of art, paintings and silver that demonstrate the very best in classical and contemporary furnishings.
Leading the sale will be the selected contents from the historic London property, Farm House, Farm Street, Mayfair, including an impressive Royal Louis XV meuble d'entrée made for the King at Château de Fontainebleau. Other collections featured in the sale include those from Folly Mill, Thaxted, Rivenhall Place, Essex, and Barrington Hall, Essex, offering a wide-ranging sale to suit variety of tastes and styles.
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