31 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,375
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
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.
Property of the late Mrs. Robert Tritton, Godmersham Park; Christie's House Sale, 6-9 June 1983, lot 189 (as a set of six).
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