11 September 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 10,000
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
A SET OF FOUR EMPIRE MAHOGANY FAUTEUILS
EARLY 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY NORTH EUROPEAN
Each with an outscrolled rectangular back, padded arms and seat covered in black calico, the cresting centred by a rosette flanked by laurel trails, above conformingly-carved arm-supports with rosettes terminals, and a curved seat centred by a laurel garland, on winged lion monopodiae supports carved with stylised anthemions, differences to construction of seatrail
37 in. (94 cm.) hig; 22 in. (56 cm.) wide; 27½ in. (70 cm.) deep (4)
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By repute removed from the Hermitage at Klampenborg, Copenhagen.