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    Sale 5900

    Christie's Interiors

    27 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 88

    A PAIR OF SCOTTISH GEORGE IV WHITE-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT DINING CHAIRS

    CIRCA 1825, ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM TROTTER

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF SCOTTISH GEORGE IV WHITE-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT DINING CHAIRS
    CIRCA 1825, ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM TROTTER
    Each with pierced anthemion splat and caned seat on sabre legs, with ash rails, redecorated
    34 in. (86.5 cm.) high; 19 in. (48 cm.) wide; 22 in. (56 cm.) deep (2)


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    William Trotter, who came from a line of cabinetmakers, joined the Edinburgh family business of Young & Trotter in 1805 and worked from various addresses until his death in 1833.

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    Provenance

    Fasque House, Kincardineshire, Scotland.
    Sold, Fasque- The Scottish Seat of the Gladstones, Christie's house sale, 7 May 2008, lot 231.