Louis XV Giltwood French Canape a Oreilles For Sale
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Louis XV Giltwood French Canape a Oreilles

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French made circa 1740, midway into the reign of Louis XV, a deep-seated luxuriously upholstered and extraordinarily comfortable specimen Canape a Oreilles. Its scrolling frame is carved with petite blossoms, foliate sprays, and faintly incised panels along its crest rail. Raised on eight cabriole legs, its back has three open giltwood framed inset upholstered panels; allowing for freestanding placement in an appropriately scaled room.

Details

  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1740
  • Period
    1740-1749
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    The conserved original gilding to the frame shows minor expected abrasions and losses, neither of which should be deemed detractive to appearance or value. The silk upholstery appears unspotted and unsoiled, as if 'new'.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    H 44 in. x W 80 in. x D 34 in.H 111.76 cm x W 203.2 cm x D 86.36 cm
  • Seat Height
    21 in. (53.34 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Woodbury, CT
  • Seller Reference Number
    1811 LEEE CKJ
  • Reference Number
    LU86674158993
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