2 - 3 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 7,500
Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
A PAIR OF BEIGE GROUND CREWELWORK UPHOLSTERED 'SENIAH' CLUB CHAIRS,
WILLIAM (BILLY) HAINES, CIRCA 1960
29¾in. (75.5cm.) high, 31in. (78.7cm.) wide, 33in. (83.8cm.) deep (2)
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The Seniah club chair was used by Haines in numerous commissions throughout his career. Other examples of this can also be seen in lots 311, 320 and 380 in this sale.
This lot is offered without reserve.
Claud Cecil Gurney of design house de Gournay on a piece of Georgian furniture that represents
Anupam Ganguli of Royal Museums Greenwich discusses a pair of Persian carpets that remind him of his Delhi childhood