Fine Louis XVI Giltwood Canapé En Corbeille by Claude I Sene For Sale
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Fine Louis XVI Giltwood Canapé En Corbeille by Claude I Sene


A fine Louis XVI giltwood Canapé En Corbeille By Claude I Sene, 18th Century The guilloche-carved top rail, continuing to the sides with padded armrests, raised on foliate carved incurved supports, above the bow-fronted seat with loose cushion, above entrelac-carved apron, raised on circular stop-fluting legs. Measures: Height 38 1/2 in. Width 6 ft. 2 in. Depth 26 in. Claude I Sene French, 1724-1792 Son of the menuisier Jean Sene, Claude I Sene was born in 1724 and became a maitre in his father's workshop in 1743. He estblised a business with his brother-in-law, Jean-Etienne Saint-Georges, on the rue de Clery, where he worked until 1780 when he retired to live with his son Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sene, who became one of the most successful makers of seat fyurniture in the Louis XVI period. Claude I Sene worked on both the Louis XV and Louis XVI Styles, with the major part of his furniture excuted in the earlier pariod. He used the stamp G Sene, with the initial C resembling a g and the N reversed. His pieces are very scarce and rare in the market today, an exceptional example of a piece of furniture in the Louis XVI period. Provenance: Private Collection New York Sof12.


  • Creator
    Claude I Sené (Cabinetmaker)
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  • Condition Details
    Minor loses and wear consistant with age, original gilt patina with wonderful areas of red bold coming through... Upholstery in need of replacement, overall very good condition
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 38.5 in. x W 74 in. x D 26 in.H 97.79 cm x W 187.96 cm x D 66.04 cm
  • Seller Location
    Sheffield, MA
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