May 16, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Louis XVI Carved and Paint Decorated Fauteuil

French, 18th century, carved and white painted frame, stop fluted curved supports, half rail upholstered seats seat with striped silk upholstery, the rear rail with branded cipher "AB" and early label reading "Pour Monseigneur le duc de Penthievre a Nogent Chambre a Coucher" (the grandson of Louis XVI), 34-1/2 in.

Provenance:Property deaccessioned by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc. to benefit the collections and acquisitions funds. This fauteuil is not directly related to Thomas Jefferson or Monticello itself, and, therefore, falls outside of the Foundation’s collection scope


tacking distress to rear stiles, scattered pest damage, some restorations to seat rails at upholstery line, cracks, chips, and losses to moldings and carvings, distress to painted surface, upholstery in good condition

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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