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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 253

    A REGENCY GREEN-PAINTED CHILD'S POSTURE CHAIR

    CIRCA 1815

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A REGENCY GREEN-PAINTED CHILD'S POSTURE CHAIR
    CIRCA 1815
    With caned seat and X-splat, retaining original paint
    38½ in. (98 cm.) high


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    Similar chairs were made to the specification of the famous surgeon and anatomist Sir Astley Paston Cooper (d. 1841).

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    Provenance

    The Berkeley Family, Spetchley Park, Worcestershire.
    Purchased by Roger Warner on 12 July 1989.


    Literature

    Roger Warner, Memoirs of a Twentieth Century Antique Dealer, RFS, 2003, page 97. fig. 39.


    Exhibited

    'Childhood', A Loan Exhibition, Sotheby's London, 2-27 November 1988. no. 343.
    'Common Furniture', A Loan Exhibition, Temple Newsam, Leeds, 19 August- 18 September 1982, item 64.