A Private Collection of 18th and 19th Century Louis XVI, Louis XV, and XIV Giltwood, Oak and Walnut Carved Seating Furniture

An 18th Century, Louis XVI Giltwood Canape en Corbeille. Circa 1774

The shaped leaf-and-berry beaded frame with incised seasoned fruit and floral spray cresting and curved ends, continuing to down-curved part padded acanthus scrolled arm terminals, upholstered with loose cushion seating. All covered in a blue cotton – silk, above a floral spray-carved shaped apron, on tapering turned fluted acanthus legs, headed by rosettes.

78½ in, (199.5 cm.) long