SeatingA Private Collection of 18th and 19th Century Louis XVI, Louis XV, and XIV Giltwood, Oak and Walnut Carved Seating Furniture
An 18th Century, French Louis XVI Period Salon Suite by Nicholas Lexcellent. Circa 1780
Nicolas Lexcellent. Maître. ( Master ) July 18, 1764.
Comprising of 6 fauteuils and a canapé. With channelled and ribbon-twist carved frames. The padded armrest, with Vitruvian scrolls to the shaped supports, with acanthus leaves, with reeded seat-rails, above tapering fluted legs, headed by square foliate paterae and terminating toupie feet, upholsterd in a rich silk wool foliate and floral tapestry. Stamped NICHOLAS LEXCELLENT. Circa 1780.
The canape: L: 180 cm; H: 90cm; D: 80cm.
The fauteuils: H: 85 cm; W: 62 cm.