1023 Main Street South Woodbury, CT 06798 , United States Call Seller 203.263.2211


Louis XVI Jean-Baptiste Boulard Canape

$ 11,000
  • Description
    A three-seated French canape en peinte (settee in original paint) upholstered in yellow Scalamandre silk damask. Jean-Baptiste Boulard, born c.1725 - died 1789, received as a Master in 1755. He became one of the select few, with Jacob and Sene, who were comissioned by the Garde-Meuble supplying the royal chateau of Versailles, Fontainbleau, Compiegne and the Tuileries. One of the most respected menuisiers of his age, his work was known for its balance and refinement and the qualtiy of the timbers chosen. Four pieces of his seating furniture are in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of New York.
  • More Information
    Origin: France
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: beech wood, 'en peinte', upholstery
    Condition: Good. Fine immediately serviceable condition.
    Creation Date: c. 1785
    Styles / Movements: Traditional, Louis XVI
    Dealer Reference #: 1211 NOEE
    Incollect Reference #: 379619
  • Dimensions
    W. 73 in; H. 40 in; D. 30 in;
    W. 185.42 cm; H. 101.6 cm; D. 76.2 cm;
    Seat H. 18 in;
    Seat H. 45.72 cm;
Message from Seller:

Period furniture and decoration spanning four centuries and three continents, galleried in a 1754 National Register of Historic Places house in Woodbury; Connecticut's long established "Antiques Capital”. Five decades of antiques collecting experience in a succession of Historic Register homes in Virginia, New York, and Connecticut; and a 1901 beaux arts building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Open Thursday through Monday from 11:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and on Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment.

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