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    Sale 5373

    Christie's Interiors

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 311

    A CHARLES X WALNUT DINING CHAIR

    CIRCA 1820, BRANDED 'TH' WITH THREE FLEURS-DE-LYS

    Price Realised  

    A CHARLES X WALNUT DINING CHAIR
    CIRCA 1820, BRANDED 'TH' WITH THREE FLEURS-DE-LYS
    Later brass close-nail leather upholstered seat and back, stamped to seat rail T.H., with crown and three fleur-de-lys and an indistinct mark, and printed retailer's label CHENUE EMBALLEUR (?) LA TERRASSE PARIS, on tapering part-fluted front legs


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    The marque au feu 'TH' accompanied by three fleur-de-lys within an oval was that employed at the Palais des Tuileries following the Restoration of the Bourbon Monarchy.

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