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    Sale 7433

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    8 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 183

    A SPANISH GILTWOOD AND PAINTED OPEN ARMCHAIR

    LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY MAJORCAN

    Price Realised  

    A SPANISH GILTWOOD AND PAINTED OPEN ARMCHAIR
    LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY MAJORCAN
    The padded rectangular back, arms and seat covered in red velvet, the back with a pierced acanthus cresting flanked to each side by ring-turned baluster supports with scrolled acanthus finials, with foliate-scrolled armrests on cabriole legs joined by H-shaped ring-turned baluster stretchers and terminating in hoof feet, restorations to the uprights, the fringes to the seat distressed
    20½ in. (136 cm.) high; 28¼ in. (72 cm.) wide; 24 in. (61 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Christie's London, 2 April 1998, lot 309.