Nye & Company Auctioneers

Pair of Louis XV giltwood fauteuils à la reine, made in France circa 1755-1760 by Jean Gourdin, $225,000.

18th century giltwood chairs auction for $225K

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – A pair of French 18th century Louis XV giltwood fauteuils à la reine sold for $225,000 through Nye & Company Auctioneers‘ decorative arts auction, held online and in the firm’s showroom at 20 Beach Street in Bloomfield, New Jersey. The chairs were the auction’s top lot. “The unexpected discovery...