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Sale IT180 Lot 2014

FRENCH EMPIRE STYLE FRUITWOOD AND SILK UPHOLSTERED FIVE-PIECE SALON SUITE IN THE EGYPTIAN REVIVAL TASTE, CIRCA 1840 comprising a canape, three side chairs, and an armchair, all upholstered in Tassinari et Chatel silk; the canape with flat crest rail over padded back and seat flanked by scrolled and giltwood sphynx mounted arms atop cabriole legs with brass paw feet, h: 42 x w: 55 x d: 28 in.; the chairs with upholstered tablet backs and seats resting on cabriole legs with brass paw feet, side chairs, h: 37.5 x w: 18.5 x d: 21 in.; armchair, h: 39.5 x w: 26 x d: 26 in. (5)

Provenance: Purchased from Madame Fustier, Paris in 1987; Collection from Lafayette House, Alexandria, VA
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Sold for $4,000.00

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