• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 376

    A PAIR OF WILLIAM AND MARY ASH HIGH-BACK CHAIRS

    LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF WILLIAM AND MARY ASH HIGH-BACK CHAIRS
    LATE 17TH CENTURY
    Each with caned back flanked by turned uprights with finials, the pierced scroll crest with matching stretcher below the silk seats, on scroll legs
    Each 50½ in. (128 cm.) high; the seat 19½ in. (49 cm.) high, 17½ in. (45 cm.) wide, 15½ in. (39 cm.) deep (2)


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    Provenance

    with S.W.Wolsey, London (illustrated in Apollo), May 1948. Acquired from Avon Antiques, Bradford-upon-Avon, Wiltshire.