LOT 618 GENTS FRENCH METALLIC EMBROIDERED COURT COAT, WAISTCOAT and CAPE, LATE 18th - EARLY 19th C.
Cobalt velvet coat with high stand collar, wide cuff and faux pockets, heavily decorated with a foliate pattern in metallic gold braid, cord and sequins, reproduced white satin waistcoat using trim from the original, velvet cape having white satin front borders with matching foliate decoration and appliqued with stylized gold owls. All having Viette & Gourdin Paris coronet and eagle buttons. Paris labels likely the conservator. Coat Ch-40, L-39, cape L-40. (Minor metallic losses, few worn spots on coat, coat and cape relined, satin on cape lightly soiled and lining stained at hem) vest fair, coat and cape very good. $3000Read More