• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 18

    A DUTCH CARVED PINE HALL BENCH

    LATE 17TH CENTURY, ORIGINALLY PAINTED

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH CARVED PINE HALL BENCH
    LATE 17TH CENTURY, ORIGINALLY PAINTED
    The pierced acanthus-carved back and sides centred by a pair of coronets and shields and surmounted by hounds' heads, above a solid seat with gadrooned front rail, on shaped and foliate-carved solid end supports, some elements possibly embellished
    26½ in. (93 cm.) high; 84 in. (213 cm.) wide; 15 in. (38 cm.) deep


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    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 3.