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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 44

    A PAIR OF MID-VICTORIAN GILTWOOD AND EBONISED SIDE CHAIRS

    BY HINDLEY & SONS, CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF MID-VICTORIAN GILTWOOD AND EBONISED SIDE CHAIRS
    BY HINDLEY & SONS, CIRCA 1870
    Each with an balloon-shaped back centred by an Earl's coronet, above a padded seat, on fluted tapering legs headed by foliage, one chair covered in white brushed cotton and stamped to one seat rail 'C.HINDLEY & SONS, 134 OXFORD ST. LONDON 21257'and incised 'H' on another seat rail, the other chair covered in pink coral-patterned cotton and stamped twice 'WG'; together with two chairs of identical design, reduced in height, all four chairs with batten-carrying holes, refreshments to the decoration (4)


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    Prior to their acquisition of the cabinet-makers Miles & Edwards of 134 Oxford Street in 1844, C. Hindley & Sons were carpet, rug and floor manufacturers. Items stamped 'C. Hindley & Sons 134 Oxford Street' can be dated to after 1844.

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    Provenance

    Almost certainly supplied to Francis Alexander, 8th Earl of Kintore (1828-1880).