Lot 257

Pair of EMPIRE BERGERIES in mahogany and carved mahogany veneer, straight back, palm leaf armrests, scalloped ring and lotus leaves, curved belt. They rest on four saber feet. Empire-Restoration. Decorated with blue velvet with a bouquet of flowers in a cartouche and flowers. Height. 95, Width 60.7, Depth 65.7 cm. (small accidents and restorations). Provenance: descendant of Claret (1805-1886), architect-decorator of Napoleon III and protégé of Baron James de Rothschild. Pair of Empire mahogany armchairs with lotus decoration.