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    Description

    A Four-Piece Louis XVI L M Pluvinet Carved Giltwood Fauteuil and Canapé Suite with Aubusson Tapestry Upholstery, France, circa 1780
    Marks to canapé and two fauteuils: L M Pluvinet
    44-3/4 x 89-1/4 x 30 inches (113.7 x 226.7 x 76.2 cm) (canapé)
    40-1/2 x 25-1/2 x 24 inches (102.9 x 64.8 x 61 cm) (fauteuils)

    PROVENANCE:
    Christie's, New York, French and Continental Furniture, Works of Art, Tapestries, March 30, 1999, lot 268

    The suite each covered with Aubusson tapestry depicting various hunting scenes and La Fontaine tales and framed with nail head trim; the frames with carved floral crests, entwining ribbons, and husk motifs resting on turned tapering fluted legs headed by panelled flowerheads; the canapé and one fauteuil stamped with a crown and three flowerheads.



    Condition Report*: Each with rubbing and losses to gilt, upholstery with some tears and threadbare areas throughout and as expected with age and use, canapé with regilding.
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    June, 2021
    22nd Tuesday
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