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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 236

    A PAIR OF BLACK PAINTED AND PARCEL GILT ARMCHAIRS

    20TH CENTURY, OF CHINESE CHIPPENDALE STYLE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF BLACK PAINTED AND PARCEL GILT ARMCHAIRS
    20TH CENTURY, OF CHINESE CHIPPENDALE STYLE
    The pagoda cresting above a symmetrical Chinese fret-carved back and arms and a padded seat upholstered in yellow cotton covers, on panelled, chamfered square legs
    39½ in. (100 cm.) high; 26 in. (66 cm.) wide; 23 in. (59 cm.) deep (2)


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    The chairs, fretted in the George III 'Chinese' manner, replicate chairs supplied in the eighteenth century to Badminton House, Gloucestershire, and japanned black and gold in the nineteenth century.

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    Provenance

    Dudley Poplak, where acquired by the present owner, December 1985.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the provenance for this lot should read Dudley Poplak, where acquired by the present owner, December 1985.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY (LOTS 226 - 238)