• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 214

    A GEORGE III ASH AND ELM WINDSOR ARMCHAIR

    LATE 18TH CENTURY, THAMES VALLEY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III ASH AND ELM WINDSOR ARMCHAIR
    LATE 18TH CENTURY, THAMES VALLEY
    The raked back with shaped toprail and solid vase splat, the legs with rings to simulate bamboo
    40¾ in. (103 cm.) high; the seat 16 in. (41 cm.) high, 23½ in. (60 cm.) wide; 15½ in. (39 cm.) deep


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    For a similar example of a Thames Valley Windsor chair see Dr B. Cotton, The English Regional Chair, Woodbridge, 1990, p. 46, fig. TV16.

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    Provenance

    Oak Country Furniture and Works of Art, Christie's South Kensington, 4 November 1998, lot 669.