Live Auction

Fine European Furniture, Decorations and Fine Art

Thu, Apr 21, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 7

Rare Directoire Mahogany and Ebonized Fauteuil de Bureau, Attributed to Jean Antoine Bruns

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
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

Jean Antoine Bruns, maître on May 17, 1782.

33 1/4 x 24 x 24 in., height of seat 18 3/4 in.

Note: Illustrated in Vanoest, Les Ébénistes du XVIII Siècle, Quatrième Édition, 1953, p. IX.


In good overall condition, fitted with a leather seat. Minor seam separations to the top rail with expected nicks. A few small age splits to the back rest and apron. Very chic model, structurally sound.Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.