Louis XVI (1754 – 1793) was King of France and Navarre from 1774 until 1791, after which he was subsequently King of the French from 1791 to 1792, before his deposition and execution during the French Revolution. His father, Louis, Dauphin of France, was the son and heir apparent of Louis XV of France. Due to the Dauphin's death in 1765, Louis succeeded his grandfather in 1774.
An old cream paint finish open elbow chair, of French Louis XVI style with restrained carved decoration, turned and fluted front legs and green and ivory coloured fruit and flower decorated cotton covers, together with a matching single chair.
A pair of late 19th century French giltwood open elbow chairs of Louis XVI style, with square shaped backs, ribbon and acanthus leaf decoration and green fabric covers decorated with ivory stars. One leg requires repair.
An antique giltwood Louis XVI style bergere, later 19th century. Fully restored with a carved ribbon and beaded frame, a small floral crest and classically scrolled arm supports with acanthus leaf embellishments, petite padded armrests, a bow fronted seat
A pair of Louis XVI style gilt framed bergeres, the running ribbon carved bergeres, with floral crests, paterae and leaf motifs, of tub form and raised on fluted tapering legs, upholstered in a bold and vibrant chintz linen, with a wheat gold ticking satee
A French Louis XVI style salon bergere, the giltwood frame with carved and gesso furled ribbon and acanthus leaf decoration, inset with panels of double-caning, the legs detailed as bound rods surmounted by stiff leaf capitals, loose cushion to the seat an
Louis XVI giltwood armchair late, 18th century, shaped arched rectangular back, the cresting carved with floral garlands, on fluted tapering legs, re-upholstered in cream and blue fabric. Height 112 cm, width 66.5 cm, depth 55 cm
A pair of late 18th century Louis XVI parcel gilt bergeres attributed to Jean-Baptiste Claude Sene (1747-1803), back, padded arms and seat cushion upholstered in cream silk brocade on fluted supports, one stamped 'Sene' with incised Roman numeral I
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