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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 754

    A NORTH GERMAN MAHOGANY OPEN ARMCHAIR

    IN THE MANNER OF KARL FRIEDRICH SCHINKEL, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NORTH GERMAN MAHOGANY OPEN ARMCHAIR
    IN THE MANNER OF KARL FRIEDRICH SCHINKEL, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The padded back, arms and seat covered in pink and beige striped material


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    Two comparable armchairs are illustrated on a water colour of the Zeltzimmer in Charlottenhof. This small scale neo-classical palace was built in 1826-9 for the then heir to the throne, King Friedrich Wilhelm IV. Charlottenhof, situated at the southern end of the Sancoussi Park was designed and furnished by karl Friedrich Schinkel.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR (LOTS 754-761)