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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 352

    A PAIR OF GEORGE IV MAHOGANY DESK CHAIRS

    CIRCA 1825

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE IV MAHOGANY DESK CHAIRS
    CIRCA 1825
    Each with a curved padded back above a circular seat covered in brass nailed black leather on turned lotus-lapetted legs with brass caps and castors, stamped to the underside 'C.MUNRO' and inscribed in ink '1842 PAISEL 1842'
    32 in. (82 cm.)high; 28. 1/2 in. (72 cm.) wide; 25½ in. (65 cm.) deep (2)


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    The desk chair with palm-flowered and reeded urn-capped pillars, has a circular seat and Grecian-scrolled 'klismos' back as featured in Thomas King's The Modern Style of Cabinet Work Exemplified, 1829.
    Munro's stamp appeared on a set of twelve dining-chairs sold Christie's, London, 8 June 2009, lot 182, and on a set of six ebonised and parcel-gilt dining chairs sold Christies, London, 24 July 2002, lot 236.

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