Lot 324: Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted canape, Francois Linke
November 17, 2016
West Columbia, SC, USALive Auction
Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted canape, Francois Linke (Francois Linke, French 1855-1946), circa 1900 carved molded rail, scrolling arm supports with dog-head cornucopia mounts extruding leaf and flower forms, front seatrail with bellflower mounts, on bronze paw feet; feet stamped: LINKE 4789; BH34 1/2" SH18" L94" D33"
Provenance: Virginia private collection
Literature: Payne, Christopher. FRANCOIS LINKE 1855-1946: THE BELLE EPOQUE OF FRENCH FURNITURE. Woodbridge, UK: Antique Collector''s Club, 2003. p.333 pl.361
Old repair to right front scroll. Some staining to fabric. Minor scratches and scuffs consistent with age and use.
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