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    Sale 5366

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    23 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 263

    A MATCHED PAIR OF HOWARD ARMCHAIRS

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MATCHED PAIR OF HOWARD ARMCHAIRS
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    With slight differences to the turnings of the legs, stamped to one of the back legs '19161524' the castors stamped 'HOWARD & SONS LONDON' (2)


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    Howard and Sons are now most famous for their comfortable and elegant easy armchairs. One of the most successful and well-known Victorian cabinet-making firms, it was begun by John Howard in 1820 and established in Berners Street by 1854. Messrs. Howard and Sons exhibited at the 1851 Great Exhibition.

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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