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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 212

    A GEORGE I BEECHWOOD STOOL

    CIRCA 1715

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE I BEECHWOOD STOOL
    CIRCA 1715
    With cushion seat covered in beige damask on gadrooned tapering legs joined by a moulded waved stretcher and with scrolled feet, with a partial paper label to the underside of the stretcher, inscribed '3492', the upholstery distressed
    19 in. (49 cm.) high; 19½ in. (50 cm.) wide; 15½ in. (40 cm.) deep


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    A chair with amost identical leg design is illustrated in Adam Bowett, English Furniture, 1660 - 1714, From Charles II to Queen Anne, Woodbridge, 2002, p. 257, plate 8:51.

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    Provenance

    Acquired from Redburn, 25 July 1973.