Lot n° 101
600 - 800
Result with fees
: 3 640EUR
Rare postilion livery with the arms of the... - Lot 101 - Daguerre
Rare postilion livery with the arms of the de Croix family. It includes a scarlet waistcoat with silver braid and eight buttons, the jacket, traditional postilion with silver facing and double row of eighteen buttons. The left arm displays the armband decorated with the plate of arms.
The red piped livery trousers reserved for the household in guide are attached. Good condition.
Provenance: stables of the castle of Genelarde.
The service known as "Poste" was reserved for the big houses allowing the service in the French way and the carriage in the Daumont way. Cf. Faverot de Kerbrecht, L'art de conduire et d'atteler.
This lot does not belong to the Becker collection.
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