• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 193

    A Dutch colonial rosewood bench

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Dutch colonial rosewood bench
    19th Century
    Overall carved with flowers and foliage, the shaped back with spirally turned splats, above a caned seat on conformingly turned legs and stretchers
    120 cm. wide


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    For a comparable bench, see Monique van de Geijn-Verhoeven, '40 top pieces of Batavian furniture' in Domestic Interiors at the Cape and in Batavia, 1602-1795, page 74.

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