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    Sale 5341

    20th Century Decorative Arts

    29 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 308

    GEORGE WALTON

    AN OAK AND RUSH-SEATED 'ABINGWOOD' ELBOW CHAIR, CIRCA 1896

    Price Realised  

    GEORGE WALTON
    AN OAK AND RUSH-SEATED 'ABINGWOOD' ELBOW CHAIR, CIRCA 1896
    the broad foreshortened cantilevered arms fixed with a 'peg' joint to the uprights, with rush seat, on square and tapering supports united by stretchers
    34in. (86.3cm.) high, 26in. (66cm.) wide


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    The 'Abingwood' chair was used at both John Rowntree's café in Scarborough, and in the Billiards Room at Miss Cranston's Buchanan Street Tea Rooms, Glasgow.

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    Provenance

    Purchased from the Fine Art Society, 1985.