fauteuil

An upholstered armchair with open sides.


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Pair of very fine Neoclassical period fauteuils of large dimension
Item No. 922
Pair of very fine Neoclassical period fauteuils of large dimension

In solid, carved giltwood. Circa 1780. Stamped "P H Poire JME" (Philippe Poirié, who was named Maître Ébéniste in 1765).

Poirié produced seating in the Louis XV and Louis XVI styles. While his Louis XV items were considered ordinary, his Louis XVI production was considered brilliant. His works are displayed in the Musee du Louvre, Musee de Beauvais, and Musee de Cognac-Jay.



40" high by 27½" wide by 22½" deep
Pair of fine, Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, painted and parcel gilded fauteuils
Item No. 1066
Pair of fine, Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, painted and parcel gilded fauteuils

Of large dimensions with rounded backs draped with acanthus leaves, having Greek key apron and arms terminating in acanthus leaf carving; the front legs tapered and fluted, the rear legs of sabre form. Circa 1800.

Pair of French, Louis XV style, painted fauteuils
Item No. 1016
Pair of French, Louis XV style, painted fauteuils

Highly carved with floral motifs resting upon elegantly shaped cabriole legs. Of large dimensions. 19th century.

41" high by 27" wide
Very fine, Venetian, Rococo period salon
Item No. 1001
Very fine, Venetian, Rococo period salon

Comprised of two fauteuils and matching canapé. In solid, carved walnut with Savonnerie tapestry. Mid-18th century.

Pair of fine, Louis XVI style, painted and parcel-gilded fauteuils
Item No. 1000
Pair of fine, Louis XVI style, painted and parcel-gilded fauteuils

Late 19th or early 20th century.

41" high (at back) 17" high (at seat) by 24" wide by 20" deep
Pair of fine, French, Provençal, Louis XV style fauteuils
Item No. 917
Pair of fine, French, Provençal, Louis XV style fauteuils

In solid, carved walnut with entretoises (stretchers). Late 19th century, newly upholstered.

Set of six fine, French, Regence style, carved giltwood fauteuils
Item No. 862
Set of six fine, French, Regence style, carved giltwood fauteuils

Each with foliate carved, channelled frame and carved, giltwood entertrotoise (stretchers). Legs terminating in pied de sabots. Each chair applied with a paper label to the underside:

CALIFORNIA PALACE FOR THE LEGION OF HONOR, 21, LINCOLN PARK, SAN FRANCISCO/1958.54/armchair, wood carved, gesso and gilt; upholstered in silk and wool petit-point embroidery/France, style of about 1710/Lent by the W.H. Crocker Estate and with a stencilled label GUERDE/doreur encadreur/45 rue de Bourgogne 45/Paris/meubles batiment a cadres dor/aes Noir met imitation d'…./eatt/aemiation et oxidisation de 10r.

One of six matching chairs shown. 19th century.

Provenance: W.H. Crocker - Accessioned by the California Palace for the Legion of Honor in 1958

Pair of French, Louis XIV style fauteuils a la Reine
Item No. 835
Pair of French, Louis XIV style fauteuils a la Reine

In solid, carved walnut with les os de moutons stretchers, arched back, and foliate scrolled arms. One of identical pair shown. 19th century.

46½" high (at back) by 26" wide
Pair of Louis XIV style fauteuils
Item No. 452
Pair of Louis XIV style fauteuils

In solid walnut with the "Les os de mouton" (sheep's horn) stretchers characteristic of Louis XIV furniture. One of these identical chairs was carved in the 17th century while the other was added in the 19th century to complete the pair ("fausse paire").

Pair of French, Regence style, carved giltwood and caned fauteuils
Item No. 661
Pair of French, Regence style, carved giltwood and caned fauteuils

One of identical pair shown. 19th century.

35" high (at back) 18" high (at seat) by 24" wide by 21" deep
Pair of Provençal ladder-back fauteuils
Item No. 753
Pair of Provençal ladder-back fauteuils

In beechwood and elm with rush seats. Late 18th or early 19th century.