Louis XVI Painted Sofa or Canapé

the elegantly moulded frame carved with bead decoration surrounding the cartouche-shaped padded back . The out-swept padded arm with scrolled fronts supported on similarly bead-decorated arm supports. Upholstered in natural vintage linen.

The style and construction of the piece most resembles the work of Nicolas Parmantier, 1738-1801, menuisier à Lyon, received Master in 1768, the piece however appears un-stamped.

 

Height 100 cm (39.5 inches)
Width 211 cm (83 inches)
Depth 69 cm (27 inches)
Seat Height 44 cm (17.5 inches)
French, circa 1780
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