During the reign of Louis XV in France, the highly decorative and luxurious style of Rococo came into popularity. Furniture created in this style is characterized by the use of rare woods, the focus of ornate and fantasy motifs, and a balance between comfort and elegance. A set of six Louis XV-style chairs will be featured in the upcoming Decorative Furnishings and Accessories, Custom, Jewelry, and Silver Auction, offered by Nadeau’s Auction Gallery. The white leather side chairs are matched with a Neoclassical round dining table with a marble top. Various other pieces of furniture in the Louis XV style—including a framed mirror, several sets of upholstered armchairs, and an Auffrey and Company commode—will be available.
This sale will also include works of decorative art and sculpture. Bruno Lucchesi’s bronze sculpture titled On the Road to Damascus shows a rider falling backward off of his horse. In his work, the Italian-American artist often depicts the small moments of indignity that characterize everyday life. The available piece comes from the estate of Ed Brenner and stands almost 12 inches tall. Vintage rings and jewelry pieces are highlighted as well, including a 14-karat gold and platinum filigree ring with a cushion-cut sapphire in the center. View the complete catalog for this auction and register to bid by visiting Bidsquare.
Lot Categories:Decorative Arts (485)
# of Lots:490
Price Range:$150 - $1,200
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