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    Sale 5361

    Christie's Interiors

    5 August 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 26

    A VICTORIAN CANED BEECH AND FRUITWOOD SEDAN CHAIR

    BY J. ALDERMAN, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN CANED BEECH AND FRUITWOOD SEDAN CHAIR
    BY J. ALDERMAN, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The folding seat and arms with trigger mechanism, gilt painted carrying handles and brass label to reverse engraved J Alderman, Inventor, Patentee and Manufacturer, 16 Soho Square


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    A similar example is illustrated British Campaign Furniture, Nicholas A. Brawer, fig.64-66, page 77. John Alderman was registered in the commercial directories between 1865 to 1885, with a shop at 16 Soho Square, Soho and 50 Tottenham Court Road" and the factory at 8 Denmark Street, in Soho.



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