• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5916

    Christie's Interiors

    3 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 435

    A PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY HALL CHAIRS

    BY T CRAY, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    A PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY HALL CHAIRS
    BY T CRAY, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The shaped backs above solid seats, each branded to the back rail T.CRAY (2)


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    T.Cray is an unknown chairmaker (circa 1805). Known chairs are held in the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and a set of twelve mahogany dining chairs were sold by Phillips, 29 March 1983, lot 63, stamped T.CRAY. (Ed. G Beard & C. Gilbert, The Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840 Furniture History Society, 1986)

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