27 February 2002,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,528
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A NEAR PAIR OF YEWWOOD, ELM AND FRUITWOOD WINDSOR ARMCHAIRS, LINCOLNSHIRE, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
each with pierced central splats incorporating a star motif, inswept arm supports and turned legs joined by a crinoline stretcher
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Although made in Lincolnshire, the use of fretted stars in the upper splat of these chairs reflects an awareness of chair design from High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, where this motif was used in chairs from the late 18th and early 19th century.
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