07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender

Pair of French Empire Walnut Fauteuil en Cabriolet

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM


Pair of French Empire Walnut Fauteuil en Cabriolet, early 19th century, the rectangular backrest with slightly everted crest rail, with downswept arms ending in shepherd's crook uprights, with overupholstered seat, on front cabriole and rear sabre legs, full ht. 36, wd. 22 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

both with worming to front edge of seat; one with larger holes than the other in the area, and also to one side of edge of seat; this chair with replaced seat blocks to front rail.
one chair with repairs to join of arm upright to seat, and to top section of upright (both on the left side of chair as facing it).
age typical scuffs, nicks and gouges throughout. modern maroon upholstery with gold bee and wreath pattern.