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Lot 0076
Pair of Louis XV Giltwood Stools

mid-18th century, each with a shaped rectangular cushioned seat above a conforming shell- and foliate-carved apron, raised on molded cabriole legs headed by shell and bellflower carving and ending in scrolled toes.
h. 17", w. 23", d. 17-3/4"

Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, "Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor", September 24-25, 2012, lot 31, page 40; Private collection, Mobile, Alabama.

Condition

In overall very good condition. Both stools exhibit scattered losses to the gilt and gesso, some minor chips/flakes and scattered insect damage. Both are tight at the juncture of the legs and apron. Newer corner blocks have been added to the underside of each. Upholstery with light wear and in serviceable condition. One down cushion is affixed, the other loose. The affixed cushion has a group of small parallel tears/holes.

Starting Bid

$1,600.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

Pair of Louis XV Giltwood Stools

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Estimate $2,000 - $4,000
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