• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5686

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    9 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 4

    A JAMES I PAINTED ARMCHAIR

    EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A JAMES I PAINTED ARMCHAIR
    EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    With overall dark surface, the back unusually carved with dragon-like creatures amongst foliage issuing from a vase, below a crest rail with opposing scrolls and a further pair of creatures, the seat rails with rosette-filled guilloche, traces of two previous layers of paint just visible, repairs
    49 in. (125 cm.) high; the seat 20¾ in. (52.5 cm.), 26 in. (66 cm.) wide, 13½ in. (34 cm.) deep


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