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    Sale 5926

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    24 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 97

    A GEORGE IV CHERRY AND ELM 'MENDLESHAM' ARMCHAIR

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE IV CHERRY AND ELM 'MENDLESHAM' ARMCHAIR
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The tapered back having central splat pierced with a heart and with ball decoration
    33 in. (83 cm.) high


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    Mendlesham is the Suffolk village where this distinct model of chair was, by oral tradition, made in the late 18th and early 19th century

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage