6 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN POLYCHROME-DECORATED AND PARCEL-GILT SIDE CHAIRS
VENICE, MID-18TH CENTURY
Decorated throughout with flowers and foliage on a pale green ground, the interlaced back with a shell cresting, the serpentine seat upholstered in white metal-thread embroidered Italian silk, on cabriole legs with shell feet.
Each 35½ in. (90 cm.) high; 17 in. (43 cm.) wide; 19 in. (48 cm.) deep (2)
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Acquired from Pietro Accorsi, Turin.
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