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    Sale 2154

    Important English Furniture, Clocks and Ceramics

    7 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 4

    A SET OF SIX GEORGE I WALNUT SIDE CHAIRS

    CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF SIX GEORGE I WALNUT SIDE CHAIRS
    CIRCA 1720
    Each padded back and seat upholstered in associated Flemish 17th century tapestry composed of tapestry border elements, on club legs joined by stretchers and pad feet (6)


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    Related walnut side chairs covered in Flemish verdure tapestry were sold from Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire, Christie's, London, 2 May 1929, lot 73. They were possibly commissioned in the 1720s for Seaton Delaval, Northumberland. A pair was sold from the Simon Sainsbury Collection, Christie's, London, 18 June 2008, lot 243.

    Provenance

    The Dukes of Northumberland, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland [by repute].