5 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A NEAR PAIR OF VICTORIAN MAHOGANY WINDSOR CHAIRS
One by Flashman & Co., Dover, late 19th/early 20th century
Each with a scrolled cresting above a spindle back and sides above a saddle-shaped solid seat, on cabriole legs joined by stretchers, one chair stamped twice 'Flashman & Co., Dover' and with a metal label to the rear of the seat 'Flashmans Ltd., Furnishers, Decorators &c. Dover and Folkestone', the other dated to the underside '22-10-98', minor differences in arms and legs (2)
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The firm of Flashman & Co evolved from the earlier business of George Flashman who was listed as a cabinet-maker at various addresses in Dover as early as 1832.
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