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Pic: Christie'sNewYork/BNPS<br />
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A pair of 18th century Louis XV chairs which were seized by the Nazis have sold for a record £5.1m.<br />
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The gilt walnut and white painted fauteuils which once belonged to Louis XV's last mistress Madame du Barry.<br />
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But they were taken from the Paris residence of a member of the Rothschilds' banking family after Germany occupied France in 1940.