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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 234

    A PAIR OF WILLIAM IV OAK AND BROWN OAK STOOLS

    CIRCA 1835

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF WILLIAM IV OAK AND BROWN OAK STOOLS
    CIRCA 1835
    Each with a rectangular seat with scrolled baluster arm-supports and open sides, above a plain frieze flanked by shaped panels painted with a crest of a griffin with an arrowed tongue, encircled by a garter strap with the motto 'syn/AR/dy/myn(?)' for the Wilkins family, on Ionic tapering legs terminating in spade feet, with check cotton squab cushions, the armorial panels apparently original
    25¾ in. (65.5 cm.) high; 30¼ in. (76.5 cm.) wide; 16 in. (40.5 cm.) deep (2)


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    Provenance

    The Wilkins Family.
    Vernay and Jussel, New York.
    Baron Alain de Gunzburg, Sotheby's, New York, 21 January 1995, lot 379.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    (lots 233-234)