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    Sale 5199

    Oak Furniture & Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 68

    A PAIR OF OAK BACK-STOOLS

    LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY WELSH

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF OAK BACK-STOOLS
    LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY WELSH
    Each with double-arched toprail and uprights with ball finials, framed seats and turned front stretchers
    Each 45in. (115cm.) high; the seat -- 17¾in. (45cm.) wide; 15in. (38cm.) deep (2)


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    The pronounced double-arch crest appears on North Wales chairs illustrated in R.Bebb Welsh Furniture 1250-1950, Saer 2007, page 318 and C.Gilbert English Vernacular Furniture 1750-1950, Yale 1991, page 197

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