5 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A PAIR OF GREEN PAINTED SPIDER BACK ARMCHAIRS
After a design by Sir Edwin Lutyens, circa 1930
Each with an oval back, radiating splat and scrolled arms, the suede leather covered seat on square tapering legs with gaiters, the rear legs variably stamped 'CW' and 'WC' (2)
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The design for Sir Edwin Lutyen's spider back chair is illustrated in Elisabeth Wilhide, Sir Edwin Lutyens, Designing in the English Tradition, London, 2000, p.170.
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