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    Sale 1993

    Important English Furniture

    25 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 16

    A GEORGE II WALNUT OPEN ARMCHAIR

    CIRCA 1730

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II WALNUT OPEN ARMCHAIR
    CIRCA 1730
    With a straight toprail, above a fluted tapering seatback, with open outsplayed arms, with a polychrome cut-velvet and silk floral-pattern drop-in seat, with a straight ash seatrail, on cabriole legs, the front leg with a claw foot, the other three legs with pad feet


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    A pair of George II mahogany hall chairs with a very similarly designed pierced-fluted tapering chair back was sold anonymously, Sotheby's, New York, 5-6 April 2006, lot 419.

    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM THE COLLECTION OF NEIL AND SHARON PHILLIPS
    (LOT 16)