• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 202

    A CARVED GILTWOOD AND VERNIS MARTIN SEDAN CHAIR

    FRENCH OR ITALIAN, MID 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CARVED GILTWOOD AND VERNIS MARTIN SEDAN CHAIR
    FRENCH OR ITALIAN, MID 18TH CENTURY
    Decorated overall with grisaille scenes of frolicking putti, the domed top covered studded and close nailed leather and with brass baluster finials, the frame carved overall with foliate and rockwork motifs, the door and sides with rising glass panels, the interior retaining its original floral cut silk velvet lining; two later oak carrying handles
    175 cm. high x 80 cm. wide x 95 cm. deep


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