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    Sale 5366

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    23 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 407

    A NORTH ITALIAN EBONISED WALNUT ROCKING CHAIR

    VENICE, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH ITALIAN EBONISED WALNUT ROCKING CHAIR
    VENICE, 19TH CENTURY
    Carved overall with winged chimeras, the scrolled pierced cartouche-shaped back and seat covered in dark brown embossed leather, the cresting with shield-shaped medallion flanked by winged chimeras, the scrolled arms with dolphin terminals, the dragon-carved pierced sides joined by foliate-carved stretchers and terminating in lion masks
    56½ in. (143.5 cm.) high; 25 in. (64 cm.) wide; 48½ in. (123 cm.) deep


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