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    Sale 2782

    LIECHTENSTEIN: Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein.

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 248

    A SUITE OF SOUTH-GERMAN WHITE AND RED-PAINTED CARVED SEAT FURNITURE

    MID-18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY AUGSBURG

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SUITE OF SOUTH-GERMAN WHITE AND RED-PAINTED CARVED SEAT FURNITURE
    MID-18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY AUGSBURG
    Comprising nine side chairs and a canapé, each upholstered in red floral cotton à chassis, the channelled frames carved with C-scrolls and foliage, on cabriole legs terminating in scroll feet, each with paper label inscribed SCHLOSS FELDSBERG Obj.-Nr. 149/Inv.-Nr 3091 to 3100 (10)


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    An etching with comparable chair designs by J. G. Hertel from Augsburg is illustrated in H. Kreisel, Die Kunst des deutschen Möbels, München 1970, pl. 1083.

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    Provenance

    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945.
    Schloss Wilfersdorf, Wilfersdorf, 1975.
    Vienna, 1992.