• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5680

    Christie's Interiors

    9 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 174

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN SYCAMORE ARMCHAIR

    BY HINDLEY AND SONS, MID-19TH CENTURY

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    AN EARLY VICTORIAN SYCAMORE ARMCHAIR
    BY HINDLEY AND SONS, MID-19TH CENTURY
    The button upholstered U-shape open back on turned fluted supports above a conforming-seat on turned and fluted tapering front supports, stamped 'C. HINDLEY & SONS 134 OXFORD STREET LONDON 2..69'


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    Hindley and Sons, had their premises at 134 Oxford Street, from 1820-1830. Several pieces bearing this stamp, from Tew Park, Great Tew, Oxfordshire, were sold from the collection of The late Major Eustace Robb, Christie's house sale, 27-29 May 1987, including lots 214, a Victorian satin-birch armchair and lot 1108 a Victorian mahogany wardrobe. The activities of the firm, who were active from 1817-1892, are discussed in L. Microulis, 'Charles Hindley & Sons, London House Furnishers of the Nineteenth Century', The Bard Studies in the Decorative Arts, vol. 5, no. 2, 1998, pp. 69-96.

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