• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 349

    A GEORGE II WALNUT CLOSE-STOOL

    CIRCA 1730, THE ASSOCIATED NEEDLEWORK, CIRCA 1700

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    A GEORGE II WALNUT CLOSE-STOOL
    CIRCA 1730, THE ASSOCIATED NEEDLEWORK, CIRCA 1700
    The frieze with waved apron, on ogee cabriole legs and pad feet, with Norman Adams label, originally with a chamber-pot, minor restorations to veneer
    20 in. (51 cm.) high, 25½ in. (65 cm.) wide, 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    with Norman Adams, London, 1 May 1985.
    '50 Years of Collecting'; Christie's, London, 14 May 2003, lot 143.
    The needlework: Anonymous sale, Christie's, South Kensington, 20 May 2008, lot 349.