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    Sale 12196

    Living With Art

    26 - 27 July 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 298

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY ARMCHAIR

    CIRCA 1750 ADAPTED TO ACCOMMODATE THE TAPESTRY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY ARMCHAIR
    CIRCA 1750 ADAPTED TO ACCOMMODATE THE TAPESTRY
    With consequential replacements


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    Provenance

    [By repute], one of the committee rooms, the Old House of Lords, London.
    Colonel H.H. Mulliner (d. 1924), The Albany, London and Clifton Court, Rugby; Christie's, London, 10 July 1924, lot 87 (to Partridge).
    With Frank Partridge, New York, sold to William Randolph Hearst in 1930.
    William Randolph Hearst, The Clarendon, 137 Riverside Drive, New York, located in the Library, 9th Floor.
    Sold by Hearst to La Passe Ltd, [Nicholas de Koenigberg], Buenos Aires and New York.
    Walter P. Chrysler Jr., New York, by 1955, and sold Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., New York, Part II, 6-7 May 1960, lot 503.
    Bequest of Irwin Untermyer, 1973.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund