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Lot 0149
Louis XV Fruitwood Fauteuil

ca. 1735, the domed and caned back with a partial fabric overlay, joined by padded arms to the cushioned seat, raised above a shell-carved apron on cabriole legs ending in scrolled toes, upholstered in gold strie silk.
h. 39-1/2"

Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, "Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor", September 24-25, 2012, lot 511, page 401. Shown in situ pages 400-401, the library, "Holly Hill"; Private collection, Mobile, Alabama.


In overall very good condition, exhibiting considerable rubbing, abrasions shrinkage and wear consistent with age and use. The arms and legs are tight. There is a professional repair to one rear leg, and a repair to the stile at the joint with the arm. Insect damage throughout. The cane on the seat back is in good condition. The upholstery is in good condition, with minor wear and some soiling.

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Louis XV Fruitwood Fauteuil

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800Jul 28, 2018