• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 368

    A SET OF FOURTEEN ITALIAN CREAM-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT DINING-CHAIRS

    SEVEN ROME, LATE 18TH CENTURY, AND SEVEN OF A LATER DATE

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF FOURTEEN ITALIAN CREAM-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT DINING-CHAIRS
    SEVEN ROME, LATE 18TH CENTURY, AND SEVEN OF A LATER DATE
    The rectangular back with drapery swags above over-upholstered seats, square tapering legs, four with silk plaid, the others with muslin (14)


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    A set of armchairs with the same model of backrest is in the Palazzo Rondinini, Rome, and is illustrated in F. Benzi and C. Vincenti Montanaro, Palaces of Rome, London, 1997, pp. 224-225.

    Provenance

    Ariane Dandois; Sotheby's, New York, 25-26 October, 2007, lot 380.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR (LOT 369)