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    Sale 5926

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    24 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 80

    A SET OF EIGHT LATE VICTORIAN BEECH AND ELM CHAIRS

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, THAMES VALLEY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF EIGHT LATE VICTORIAN BEECH AND ELM CHAIRS
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, THAMES VALLEY
    Including a pair of large armchairs, each with pierced splat and multiple stretchers
    The armchairs 44 in. (112 cm.) high; the seat 17½ in. (44 cm.) high, 20 in. (51 cm.) wide, 21 in (53 cm.) deep (8)


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    Examples of these large-size armchairs were advertised by many High Wycombe chair manufacturers in the 19th century as 'best' chairs, but to have a complete set really is most unusual. See Dr.B.Cotton The English Regional Chair, Woodbridge, 1990, pg 88 and 95

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage