A pair of French 18th century Louis XVI cream-painted fauteuils. Most probably by Jean Avisse, Paris © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd

Each with channelled backrail, the padded back and armrests on scroll moulded supports, the square seats on tapering fluted legs, each surmounted by a carved patera(2). Dimensions:60cm wide, 53cm deep, 90cm high - Estimate AUD 10,000-15,000. Sold for AUD 9,600 inclusive of Buyer's Premium

Note :Jean Avisse, maitre in 1745.
Although not stamped, these chairs are from a set of fauteuils stamped by Avisse

Bonhams. The Andre & Cecile Fink Liquidation Sale, 31 Oct 2010. Sydney www.bonhams.com