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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 397

    A PAIR OF MAHOGANY 'CURULE' STOOLS

    OF EMPIRE STYLE, 20TH CENTURY, INCORPORATING SOME 19TH CENTURY ELEMENTS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF MAHOGANY 'CURULE' STOOLS
    OF EMPIRE STYLE, 20TH CENTURY, INCORPORATING SOME 19TH CENTURY ELEMENTS
    Each with champagne velvet covered seat
    27 in. (68.5 cm.) high; 23 in. (58.5 cm.) wide; 17 in. (43 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    With Renoncourt, Paris, January 1989.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A GENEVA PENTHOUSE DECORATED BY NYFFELER
    (lots 81, 109-110 & 395-407)


    Literature

    J.W. Nyffeler, Nyffeler Architecte d’Intérieur – Décorateur, Geneva 2006, p. 221 and 227