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Pair of Louis XV Carved Beechwood Fauteuils

ca. 1730, each with a slightly domed and padded back joined by padded, outscrolled arms to the like seat, raised above a foliate shell-carved apron on cabriole legs headed by shell carving and ending in scrolled toes.
h. 39-1/2"

Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, "Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor", September 24-25, 2012, lot 376, page 286. Shown in situ page 285, the foyer; Private collection, Mobile, Alabama.


In overall very good condition, exhibiting considerable rubbing to the surface, abrasions and wear consistent with age and use. The arms and legs are all firmly affixed. One rear leg exhibits evidence of a past professional repair. Scattered insect damage. The upholstery exhibits considerable wear, some tears and stains. Seat height: approx. 17-1/2" Width at narrowest part of arms near their front: 23-1/2" Width at back of arms, joint with stiles: 21"

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Pair of Louis XV Carved Beechwood Fauteuils

Estimate $2,500 - $4,000Jul 28, 2018
333 St. Joseph Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
United States
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