The Fine Sale | 22 November 2017
A Louis XV carved walnut armchair, circa 1750, by Deshayes
Sold for £1000
A Louis XV carved walnut armchair, circa 1750, by Deshayes, carved throughout with foliage, stylised shells and anthemion motifs, the shaped rectangular caned back above a pair of padded arms and a caned seat with loose cushion, above a pierced frieze and cabriole legs centred by an X shaped stretcher, the seat rail stamped ÞSHAYES' and 'JME', 109cm high, 65cm wide, 63cm deep
Louis Deshayes was made master in 1756.
Louis Deshayes was established on the rue des Vieux-Augustins, and was still active during the beginning of the Revolution.
Marks, scratches and abrasions comensurate with age and use
Cleaned, restored condition. The caned panels are latyer replaced. The arm pads re-upholstered to match the loose seat cushion.
The surface later varnished throughout.
Two small blocks later attched to insode edge of one side seat rail to secure.
No obvious significant cracks or splits to frame or legs.
Please refer to additional images for visual reference to condition
Wednesday 22 November 2017, 10.00am
Sunday 19 November
10am - 2pm
Monday 20 November
9am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 21 November
9.00am - 4.30pm
Day of sale from 8.30am