1078: Empire Mahogany and Parcel-Gilt Bergere
Empire Mahogany and Parcel-Gilt Bergere,attributed to Jean-Baptiste-Bernard Demay (1759-1848, Master 1784) early 19th century , the gilded backswept crest above the padded seat, joined by closed arms on swan uprights to the cushioned seat, raised on tapering circular legs ending in gilt paw feet, the gilding later. Provenance: Christies Melbourne, Austrialia, April 30, 2002, lot 1036. (The present bergere was represented as one of a suite of four, which included a stamp by Demay). h. 37".