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    Sale 5908

    Christie's Interiors

    14 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 370

    A SET OF SIX EARLY VICTORIAN YEW-WOOD CHAIRS

    MID 19TH CENTURY, OXFORD

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF SIX EARLY VICTORIAN YEW-WOOD CHAIRS
    MID 19TH CENTURY, OXFORD
    Each with turned splat and elm seat
    Each 32 in. (81 cm.) high; seat 17 in. (44 cm.) high (6)


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    A number of similar chairs stamped by Oxford makers are recorded, but this set is unusual being made of yew wood. See Dr.B.Cotton The English Regional Chair, Woodbridge, 1990, pg 91

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