18 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A REGENCY BEECH AND INLAID BERGERE
POSSIBLY SCOTTISH, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
With line inlaid front rail and baluster and reeded turned legs terminating in brass reeded cup caps and castors, numbered to the back rail '30443'
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A bergere of similar form was sold, 'Millden- A Scottish Lodge', Christie's house sale, London, 20 January 2005, lot 258.
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