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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 238

    A GEORGE I WALNUT WING ARMCHAIR

    CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE I WALNUT WING ARMCHAIR
    CIRCA 1720
    The rectangular padded back covered in associated pale yellow foliate needlework centred by a cartouche enclosing a couple dancing under a tree, the downswept outscrolled arms covered in mustard yellow cord, the squab cushion covered in later pale yellow needlework centred by a cartouche enclosing a dove amid foliage, the front of the arched seat covered in associated close-nailed foliate needlework, on scrolled cabriole legs headed by shells, on pad feet, the feet previously with castors
    43¾ in. (111 cm. high); 31 in. (79 cm.) wide; 27½ in. (70 cm.) deep


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