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    Sale 5366

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    23 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 381

    A SET OF FOUR ITALIAN GILTWOOD ARMCHAIRS

    OF EMPIRE STYLE, POSSIBLY NAPLES, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF FOUR ITALIAN GILTWOOD ARMCHAIRS
    OF EMPIRE STYLE, POSSIBLY NAPLES, CIRCA 1900
    Each with a tablet top rail centred by a rosette, the supports in the form of female busts with a stop fluted seat rail and fluted tapering legs terminating in lion's paw feet (4)


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    The pair of similar chairs, with sphynx-hermed and antique-fluted legs and laurel-wreathed backs, were sold Sotheby's London 10 June 1998 lot 56.

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