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A Pair of Louis XVI Armchairs
A Pair of Louis XVI Armchairs - Seating Style Louis XVI A Pair of Louis XVI Armchairs - A Pair of Louis XVI Armchairs - Louis XVI
Ref : 99595
3 800 €
Period :
18th century
Dimensions :
l. 23.23 inch X H. 35.04 inch X P. 23.62 inch
Seating  - A Pair of Louis XVI Armchairs 18th century - A Pair of Louis XVI Armchairs
Catel Antiquités

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A Pair of Louis XVI Armchairs

A pair of Louis XVI period moulded lacquered gray beechwood cabriolet armchairs, "chapeau de gendarme" seat back. Tapered legs.
The armchairs are stamped "Antoine Gaillard".
Louis XVI period Parisian work.
France.
18th century.

Antoine Gaillard was received "Maître" in 1781. He specialized in Louis XVI armchairs. His works meticulously executed in classical shapes were of beautiful quality, decorated with delicate sculptures of acanthus and rosettes. All his furniture has beautiful proportions and elegant lines.
The imperial furniture guard commissioned him the furniture for the living and dining rooms for the service of the "Grands Officiers" of the crown.

Bibliography:
Pierre Kjellberg: Le Mobilier Français du XVIIIe Siècle, Les Éditions de l'Amateur, 2008
Comte François de Salverte: Les ébénistes du XVIIIe siècle, d'Art et d'Histoire, 1934

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