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    Sale 3786

    The Collection of Carroll Petrie & European Decorative Arts from the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, including the Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection

    31 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1042

    A SET OF FOUR DUTCH JAPANNED SIDE CHAIRS

    SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A SET OF FOUR DUTCH JAPANNED SIDE CHAIRS
    SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    Each with cream and floral silk covered drop-in seats, struck 'II', 'XII', 'V' and 'VIII' to the underside of each stretcher respectively, slight differences in scale, possibly originally conceived without japanning


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    A very similar chair from the collection of Viscountess Wolseley is illustrated in P. Macquoid, The Age of Walnut, 1905, fig. 182.

    Provenance

    Property of the late Mrs. Robert Tritton, Godmersham Park; Christie's House Sale, 6-9 June 1983, lot 189 (as a set of six).