24 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,375
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A MATCHED SET OF SIX YEW AND ELM WINDSOR CHAIRS
FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY NORTH EAST ENGLAND, ONE GEORGE III, LATE 18TH CENTURY, THAMES VALLEY
Each with arched back with pierced baluster splat flanked by turned supports, the incurved arms with baluster supports above a dished seat, the ring-turned baluster legs joined by turned stretchers, two chairs inscribed in yellow chalk underneath '3163', variations in size; and a George III yew and elm Windsor chair, late 18th Century, Thames Valley, the arched back with pierced vase-shaped splat between turned supports, the incurved arms on curved supports, above a dished seat, on cabriole legs joined by turned stretchers, on pad feet
The largest chair: 36¾ in. (93 cm.) high; 21½ in. (54.5 cm.) wide; 21½ in. (54.5 cm.) deep
The George III Windsor chair: 43 in. (109.5 cm.) high; 22½ in. (57 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) deep (6)
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A related set of six yew and elm Windsor Chairs was sold anonymously, Christie's, London, 26 October 1989, lot 115.
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