• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 100

    A SET OF TWENTY-SIX WALNUT, BOXWOOD AND MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS

    CIRCA 1945, PROBABLY BY SUPPLIED STEPHANE BOUDIN OF MAISON JANSEN, THE SEATS RE-UPHOLSTERED BY PIERRE DELBEE IN 1970

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    A SET OF TWENTY-SIX WALNUT, BOXWOOD AND MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS
    CIRCA 1945, PROBABLY BY SUPPLIED STEPHANE BOUDIN OF MAISON JANSEN, THE SEATS RE-UPHOLSTERED BY PIERRE DELBEE IN 1970
    Comprising eight armchairs and eighteen side chairs, each with waved toprail and pierced interlaced engraved splat above a padded seat upholstered by Maison Jansen, on cabriole front legs with claw-and-ball feet, losses and restorations
    side chair - 42 in. (107 cm.) high; 22¾ in. (58 cm.) wide; 23 in. (58.5 cm.) deep
    armchair - 42 in. (107 cm.) high; 25 in. (64 cm.) wide; 24 in. (61 cm.) deep (26)


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    Inspired by Thomas Chippendale's Director patterns from the mid-1760s, these chairs were supplied for the English-inspired dining room of Palau March, Palma, designed by the architect Gutiérrez Soto and furnished under the direction of Stéphane Boudin of Maison Jansen.

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    Literature

    J.J. Junquera, Casas Senoriales de Espana, Barcelona, 1992, p.266 (illustrated in the Dining Room of Palau March).