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    Sale 12196

    Living With Art

    26 - 27 July 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 296

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT ARMCHAIRS

    CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT ARMCHAIRS
    CIRCA 1800


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    Provenance

    The Collection of H. Eugene Bolles, Boston.
    Purchased from the above by Margaret Olivia Slocum (Mrs. Russell) Sage, New York.
    Gift of Mrs. Russell Sage, 1909.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund


    Literature

    L. Margon, Masterpieces of European Furniture 1300-1840, New York, 1968, p. 33.