A Set of Four Louis XVI Painted Fauteuils Att. to Jean-Baptiste Claude Sene
18th Century

Attributed to Jean-Baptiste Claude Sene Maitre 1769

Each with a rectangular padded back and seat,
within a guilloche-carved seat frame, on fluted tapering legs.

Biography:
Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sene became a master menuisier at the age of twenty-one,continuing the family precedent set by his father and grandfather. He created furniture for the French royal family, notably a bed made for Marie Antoinette.  After the French Revolution, Sene worked as an administrator for the new republican government, a position that allowed him to continue making furniture unlike most of his competitors.

Reference:
Le Mobilier du Musee du Louvre, by Bill Pallot, pg.94-95
Le Moblier Francais du XVIII siecle, pg.230-236. 

Provenance:

Private Collection Paris, France

Le Trianon Fine Art & Antiques

Dimensions:
Height 38 in. Depth 24 in. Width 32 in.

Inv#: Cha30
Louis XVI 18th Century Armchairs Sets of Chairs

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