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DELAISEMENT: A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI BERGERES

france , circa 1780

An exceptional pair of Louis XVI giltwood bergères by Nicolas-Denis Delaisement.  Each chair with an arched padded backrest within a frame carved with leaves and surmounted by a bead-and-reel carved chapeau de gendarme cresting and flanked by circular fluted stiles, the padded arm rests and sides with carved scrolled handholds on acanthus carved supports, the loose-cushioned bow-fronted seat with conforming beaded apron, the whole raised on ring-turned tapering spiral carved legs.  Both front rails stamped DELAISEMENT.
 

Provenance

Private Collection, USA, since the 19th century
 

Stock number

N06.103
Height: 38 in (96.5 cm)
Width: 21⁵/₈ in (55 cm)
Depth: 25 in (63.5 cm)
circa 1780
96.5 x 55 x 63.5 cm (38 x 21 ⁵/₈ x 25 inches)
giltwood
France
stamped DELAISEMENT
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