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French fine pair armchairs stamped N.Heurtaut , Louis XV period
French fine pair armchairs stamped N.Heurtaut , Louis XV period - Seating Style Louis XV French fine pair armchairs stamped N.Heurtaut , Louis XV period - French fine pair armchairs stamped N.Heurtaut , Louis XV period - Louis XV Antiquités - French fine pair armchairs stamped N.Heurtaut , Louis XV period
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Period :
18th century
Medium :
Beech wood
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French fine pair armchairs stamped N.Heurtaut , Louis XV period

Pair of armchairs flat files "the queen" of solid beech wood.
Model wide violones records, finely carved florets ties, staples acanthus shoulders.
Armrests whiplash, molded arched feet.

Good condition. (Brackets wooden reinforcements)

The two stamped inside the rear cross: N.HEURTAUT

Work Parisien Louis XV in 1750.

Nicolas Heurtaut (1720-1771) is one of the largest carpenters seats of the 18th century.
Received master sculptor in 1742 it probably works for some time in the studio of Jean Avisse before accessing the mastery and to found his own studio (1753).
He works for a wealthy client after the high nobility.

To date he holds the world record for a French headquarters of the 18th century; 1,352,000 euros for a chair from the Comte d'Artois to the palace of the temple. (Sale Sothebys Paris December 16, 2004).
Versailles Castle has a series of flat files chairs and a bed to Polish.
The Louvre Museum, the Getty, the frick collection ... .possèdent seats of the great master.

Our pair of seats is one of its successful models made between 1750 and 1760.
The acanthus leaves on the shoulders and the lower cross aagrafes are recurrent in his work.
Other similar to ours seats are kept in private collections.
A very close together with twelve seats went on sale on November 11, 1993
St-Ouen.

Antiquités Franck Baptiste

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