• Hanham Court - A Pastoral Idyl auction at Christies

    Sale 5466

    Hanham Court - A Pastoral Idyll

    14 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 70

    A PAIR OF GEORGE IV MAHOGANY CEREMONIAL OPEN ARMCHAIRS

    CIRCA 1825, IN THE MANNER OF WILLIAM BECKFORD

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE IV MAHOGANY CEREMONIAL OPEN ARMCHAIRS
    CIRCA 1825, IN THE MANNER OF WILLIAM BECKFORD
    Each with bishop's mitre cresting, upholstered in red velvet, losses
    53½ in. (136 cm.) high; 28¾ in. (73 cm.) wide; 25¼ in. (64 cm.) deep (2)


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    Provenance

    Purchased from John Hobbs, The Furniture Cave, London, May 1981.