• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 97

    A CHARLES II WALNUT AND CANED HIGH-BACK CHAIR

    LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CHARLES II WALNUT AND CANED HIGH-BACK CHAIR
    LATE 17TH CENTURY
    With double-scroll crest and back-frame, flanked by turned uprights with foliate finials, on scroll legs and front stretcher, struck to rear three times RB and twice EC
    44 in. (112 cm.) high; the seat 17½ in. (44 cm.) high, 19¾ in. (50 cm.) wide, 16 in. (40.5 cm.) deep


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    The 'RB' stamp on this chair is possibly for Richard Bealing, who supplied seat furniture to King William III (d.1702). (See Christopher Gilbert, Furniture at Temple Newsam, p 73.).

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