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Friday, December 10, 2010
Louis XV Cane Sofa
Louis XV Sofa
This large sofa dark cane, eight feet, represents all the virtuosity large carpenters from the mid eighteenth century France. It is a great seat furniture, all curves and cons curves, carved deep floral motifs. The "sausage" completed in foliage between the molding of feet in the middle denotes superior quality. Note also the " donkey "pronounced the file, rounded fasteners to belts feet, which liken this furniture to production of large cabinet Lyon (Nogaret Pierre François Canoe, Thomas Levet ...) see also " Louis XV child chair " . This style is also notable in Cresson and René Nicolas Heurtaut.