29 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
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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Purchased from the Fine Art Society, 1985.