Circa 1780 France
18th Century Louis XVI Sofa or Canape
Height 39 1/2 inches (100.33 cm)
Width 83 inches (210.82 cm)
Depth 27 inches (68.58 cm)
A Louis XVI Sofa or Canape with 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.