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    Sale 2185

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June - 1 July 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 659

    A CHINOISERIE DECORATED BEDROOM SUITE FROM THE CORDELIA CULBERTSON HOUSE DESIGNED BY GREENE & GREENE,

    CIRCA 1912, SUPPLIED BY CHARLES GREENE,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A CHINOISERIE DECORATED BEDROOM SUITE FROM THE CORDELIA CULBERTSON HOUSE DESIGNED BY GREENE & GREENE,
    CIRCA 1912, SUPPLIED BY CHARLES GREENE,
    comprising a dressing table, side table, dressing mirror, a pair of caned side chairs and a pair of beds, the chair cushions with tags for Irvin and Company Inc. Cleveland, Ohio
    The table 30½in. (77.5cm.) high, 48in. (122cm.) wide; the chairs 36in. (91.5cm.) high (6)


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    Charles Greene selected various furnishings for the Culbertson house, including the present set for the guest room.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Elisabeth Severance Allen Prentiss
    Thence by descent


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF LOUISE ROBBINS


    Literature

    Randell L. Makinson, 'Greene & Greene: Furniture and Related Designs', Salt Lake City, 1979, pp. 104-105