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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 333

    AN EGYPTIAN REVIVAL WALNUT SIDE CHAIR

    CIRCA 1905

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AN EGYPTIAN REVIVAL WALNUT SIDE CHAIR
    CIRCA 1905


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    Such Egyptian/Theban thrones or seats were inspired by the celebrated 18th Dynasty chair presented by Sitamen, daughter/wife of Amenhotep III, to her grandparents Yuym and Tjuyu and discovered in 1905 in the Valley of the Kings. It is now in the Cairo Museum.

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