Lot 1274: A PAIR OF LOUIS XV CARVED GILTWOOD BERGÈRES BY LOUIS CRESSON CIRCA 1740 |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: re-gilt, stamped L. Cresson
In overall good conserved condition. The colour of the gilding is slightly darker and more golden and attractive than in the catalogue photograph. Joints sound and sturdy. Attractive detail to the carving.
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Provenance: Acquired from Mallett Antiques, London.
Literature: Mallett 2006, illustrated pp. 102-103.