A pair of gilt arm chairs in the Louis XV style, By William Bertram & Son
A pair of gilt arm chairs in the Louis XV style
By William Bertram & Son, 100 Dean St, Soho, London
mahogany framed chairs with carved gilt legs, arms and back, on cabriole legs with carved shell decoration to the top, upon brass castors, stamped ’Bertram & Son’. Upholstered with roll top and arms and loose cushion.
English, circa 1850-1880
83cm H, 68cm W, 83cm D.
William Bertram is recorded as a furniture dealer based at 100 Dean Street in Soho from 1839 onwards. Documented examples of furniture retailed by Bertram and Son include various models in the fashionable French styles and 19th century revival pieces of the finest quality such as the present lot, Dictionary of English Cabinet Makers, 1660-1840, ed. by C. Gilbert and G. Beard, p.68.