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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 205

    A WILLIAM IV ROSEWOOD SOFA

    BY WILLIAM HUNTER & SONS, LONDON, CIRCA 1835

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WILLIAM IV ROSEWOOD SOFA
    BY WILLIAM HUNTER & SONS, LONDON, CIRCA 1835
    With later blue velvet upholstery, the out-scrolled arms above foliate turned legs, on brass castors, with trade label to the underside 'William Hunter & Sons, Upholstery & Cabinet Manufactury, 30 Moorgate St, London'
    88 in. (223 cm.) wide


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    William Hunter is listed, Geoffrey Beard and Christopher Gilbert, editors Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840, Leeds 1986, page 466, as an appraiser, auctioneer and undertaker (1823-39).

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage