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    Sale 12037

    Interiors

    8 June 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 423

    A PAIR OF ARTS AND CRAFTS MOTHER-OF-PEARL, BONE AND BRASS INLAID OAK ARMCHAIRS ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM BIRCH

    CIRCA 1901

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    A PAIR OF ARTS AND CRAFTS MOTHER-OF-PEARL, BONE AND BRASS INLAID OAK ARMCHAIRS ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM BIRCH
    CIRCA 1901
    Inlaid uprights, supports united by Y-shaped stretchers, each with caned drop-in seats
    40 ½ in. (103 cm.) high; 25 ½ in. (65 cm.) wide; 19 ½ in. (49.5 cm.) deep


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    Literature

    Pauline Agius, British Furniture 1880-1915, Woodbridge, 1978, p.124, pl. 178 (sketch of similar chair illustrated)