French, late quarter 18th century. Louis XVI carved beech wood fauteuil en cabriolet having a gulloche carved oval padded back supported by berried laurel leaves to the base, the scrolled arms with acanthus terminals above a serpentine guilloche carved seat-rail raised on turned, tapering, fluted legs and terminating on toupie feet. The back, elbow rests and seat covered in a soft gold floral medallion upholstery. Underside seat rail hand written 'Mme Bally'. Approximate height 37", width 22.25" (arm to arm), seat depth 17.5", seat height 18".
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