18 March 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,800
A PAIR OF MID-VICTORIAN GILTWOOD ARMCHAIRS
BY HINDLEY & SONS, CIRCA 1870
Each with buttoned padded back, arms and seat covered in dusky pink velvet, with scrolled arms and ring-turned tapering legs with brass caps and castors, stamped 'HINDLEY & SONS 134 OXFORD STREET LONDON', the chairs numbered '18570' and '18571' respectively
30¾ in. (78 cm.) high; 22½ in. (57 cm.) wide; 26 in. (66 cm.) deep (2)
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Almost certainly supplied to Francis Alexander, 8th Earl of Kintore (1828-1880).
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