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December 15, 2016 12:00 PMCalender

Art Nouveau Chair, Probably Eugène Gaillard

Auction: 20th Century Design - 2969B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 15, 2016 12:00PM


Art Nouveau Chair, Probably Eugène Gaillard
Walnut, leather, copper
France, c. 1906
Carved crest rail over tooled leather seat and back with pierced copper ornamentation on seat side rails where they join to legs, ht. 38 1/2, wd. 22 1/2, seat dp. 22 1/4 in.

Provenance: Client purchased at Macklowe Gallery, New York, New York, known for handling the best quality in Art Nouveau furnishings and Tiffany lighting.
Estimate $12,000-18,000

Normal wear for its age. Leather loose in back needs retacking, some minor rubs and nicks. Structurally sound.

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Probably Eug�ne Gaillard, France