5 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A VICTORIAN SATINWOOD AND PAINTED CANED BERGERE
Late 19th/early 20th century
The scrolled tablet cresting and out-swept arms above a serpentine seat with button-down squab cushion, on square tapering legs with spade feet
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This form of chair was named 'curricle' after the Roman magistrate or consul's seat by Thomas Sheraton in his Cabinet Dictionary, London 1803.
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