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    Sale 5923

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    12 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 412

    AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD ARMCHAIR

    OF EMPIRE STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD ARMCHAIR
    OF EMPIRE STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The padded back, arms, seat and cushion covered in gold 'Barberini Bee' patterned silk damask, the toprail carved with acanthus, palmettes and falcons, the sides carved with husks and swan-neck shoulders, on winged female bust supports, on paw feet, redecorated
    39¾ in. (109 cm.) high; 29 in. (73.5 cm.) wide; 28 in. (71 cm.) deep


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