A Louis XVI sofa ensuite with 1999.907.1-.4. A waved top rail is centered by a leaf and continued in a stylized Greek key to flowerhead rosettes at the corners and end of the arms. The back and seat are upholstered in yellow silk with embroidered flowers and vines. The front seat rail is carved with ribbon tied laurel leaves and the sofa sits on eight turned fluted tapering legs.
silk, wood, paint, gilt
Overall: 40 x 36 x 82 in. (101.6 x 91.4 x 208.3 cm)
Purchased by Doris Duke at Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, Nov. 11-12, 1960, Sale 1996, lot 791
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