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    Sale 7592

    Four British Collections Including Important Furniture

    5 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 201

    A PAIR OF FRENCH SIMULATED TORTOISESHELL STOOLS

    20TH CENTURY, AFTER MAISON JANSEN, CIRCA 1938

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH SIMULATED TORTOISESHELL STOOLS
    20TH CENTURY, AFTER MAISON JANSEN, CIRCA 1938
    Each with a rectangular padded seat covered in close-nailed ivory crewelwork, on simulated line-inlaid inverted baluster legs joined by X-shaped stretchers and terminating in faceted bun feet
    21 in. (53.5 cm.) high; 21 in. (53.5 cm.) wide; 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) deep (2)


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    This model of stool is copied from at least two pairs that were supplied to the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, by Maison Jansen in 1938. Two pairs of this model were sold from that collection, Sotheby's New York, 19-27 February 1998, lot 1750 & 1751 ($71,250 & $87,750 respectively).

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    (LOTS 130-209)