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    Sale 2157

    European Furniture, Works of Art, Tapestries and Carpets

    16 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 32

    A PAIR OF SPANISH WALNUT AND PARCEL-GILT SIDE CHAIRS

    MID-18TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A PAIR OF SPANISH WALNUT AND PARCEL-GILT SIDE CHAIRS
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    Each with pierced interlaced splat and caned seat above a pierced serpentine apron on cabriole legs joined by stretchers and ending in claw-and-ball feet, regilt, caned seats later, the seatframes with painted numbers 452 and 453 (2)


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    An almost identical pair of side chairs in the Palace of Monterrey, Salamanca, is illustrated in L. Feduchi, El Meuble España, Barcelona, 1969, p. 173.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Geneva Porter, Buffalo, New York
    Bought from Dana Tillou, Buffalo, New York, in 1972.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PROFESSOR AND MRS. CLIFFORD AMBROSE TRUESDELL
    (LOTS 1-43)


    Literature

    Trade advertisement, Tillou, The Magazine Antiques, spring 1972 as Portuguese.