18 March 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A PAIR OF IRISH MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS
Each with a scrolled toprail above a shaped and pierced vertical splat, with a padded drop-in seat covered in pale blue foliate needlework, above a shaped apron, on scrolled cabriole legs headed by carved foliage, the back legs joined by turned stretchers, on claw-and-ball feet, one drop-in seat frame incised 'V', the side seat rail of the same chair inscribed in black ink '305'
39½ in. (100.5 cm.) high; 22½ in. (57 cm.) wide; 18½ in. (47 cm.) deep (2)
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A similar pair of side chairs were sold by the Monro family, Christie's, London, 11 November 1999, lot 186 (£7,475).
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