6 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
AN ENGLISH OAK TURNED ARMCHAIR
LATE 17TH CENTURY
With solid seat and urn finials, bearing a detailed handwritten note beneath which begins 'These old oak chairs belonged to our grandfather Doctor Barker ... ...'
34in. (86cm.) high; 22½in. (57cm.) wide; the seat -- 17in. (43cm.) deep
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A closely similar chair, but without arms, is illustrated in Victor Chinnery Oak Furniture The British Tradition, Woodbridge 1979, page 280, fig.3.138
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