Live Auction

Friday Night Sales at Stair

Fri, Nov 16, 2018 06:00PM EST
Lot 40

Pair of Louis XVI Chaises à la Reine

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Upholstered in leather.

43 1/2 x 17 x 16 in. Note: The bottom of one chair bears the label: Property of Kathryn B. Miller. She was Kitty Bache Miller (1896-1979), a well-dressed society lady and the daughter of Jules Bache, a wealthy American banker, art collector and philanthropist. Kitty Miller’s 550 Park Avenue apartment was decorated by Billy Baldwin. She owned the famous Goya painting of the “Red Boy” which was bequeathed to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


There is general wear and some losses to paint consistent with age and use. Wear to upholstery seams, structurally sound.