18 March 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 13,750
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A GEORGE I WALNUT WING ARMCHAIR
The serpentine padded back, close-nailed seat and squab cushion covered in 17th Century Flemish tapestry with fruit and foliage, the scrolled arms covered in pale green velvet and the sides covered in pale yellow foliate silk damask, on scrolled cabriole legs with pad feet, the tapestry reused
48 in. (122 cm.) high; 31¼ in. (79.5 cm.) wide; 26 in. (66 cm.) deep
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Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 29 March 1962, lot 50.
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