• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 407

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY OPEN ARMCHAIR

    IN THE MANNER OF JOHN LINNELL, CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY OPEN ARMCHAIR
    IN THE MANNER OF JOHN LINNELL, CIRCA 1770
    The oval back and bowed seat covered in close-nailed butterscotch suede and flanked by fluted arms with spherical leaf clasp terminals, on reeded circular tapering legs ending in lobed feet


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    The spherical arm terminals enclosed in leaf-tip bands and the reeded legs with lobed feet are both particular design elements found consistently on the work of John Linnell and illustrated in H. Hayward and P. Kirkham, William and John Linnell, New York, 1980, figs. 69 and 72.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOT 407)