22 January 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
AN GEORGE IV ROSEWOOD MUSIC STOOL
CIRCA 1820-25, POSSIBLY BY GILLOWS
The rectangular padded seat upholstered in petit-point floral needlework with moulded seat-rail, on cabriole legs and foliate-scrolled feet, stamped three times 'HH', with batten carrying-holes, original webbing and needlework
35½ in. (90 cm.) wide
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This stool is probably the 'music stool in worsted work done by Rebecca Lady Alleyne' listed in the Catalogue of Pictures & Curios at Tissington Hall, 1887, by Ida, daiughter of Sir William FitzHerbert, 4th Bt.
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