• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5697

    Christie's Interiors

    27 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 237

    A SET OF SIX GEORGE IV 'GOTHIC' CARVED MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS

    RETAILED BY JAMES WINTER, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A SET OF SIX GEORGE IV 'GOTHIC' CARVED MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS
    RETAILED BY JAMES WINTER, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Each top-rail with crocket finials above quartrefoil and trefoil moulded rails and cluster column vertical splats, the later horse-hair covered padded seats on cluster column front legs, two stamped W.B and 'JAMES WINTER 101 WARDOUR ST. SOHO, LONDON', the other four stamped I.B (6)


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    James Winter was a retailer of furniture who founded his business at 107 Wardour Street in 1823. The business survived until 1870, when it was operating from 151, 153 and 155 Wardour Street (The Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840, Leeds, 1986, p. 992-3 and C. Gilbert, Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840, Leeds, 1996, p. 47 and figs. 1020-3).

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