Queen Marie Antoinette's furniture to be auctioned

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 Furniture of Queen Marie Antoinette to be auctioned

Furniture once owned by Queen Marie Antoinette of France will be auctioned.

A chest of drawers and a chair will be sold at Christie's, among other things.< br />
The carved chest of drawers was made by cabinetmaker Pierre Macret. The Queen received it shortly after she arrived in Paris. Then Marie Antoinette was only 15 years old.

The second lot, a chair, was presented to the Queen for a bedroom in the Palace of Versailles.

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