14 November 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 529
GBP 400 - GBP 600
AN ELM, FRUITWOOD, BEECH AND WILLOW HIGHBACK WINDSOR ARMCHAIR, THAMES VALLEY, MID 19TH CENTURY
with an almost solid vase splat and perched toprail, arms with inswept supports and turned legs joined by stretchers
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Micro ananlysis has confirmed that the arm bow is indeed willow which, like the spindles, splat and legs would have been darker stained originally. The thick, curved toprail is an unusual feature in an otherwise typical Windsor chair.
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A selection of mid-century modern chairs from JF Chen’s collection, offered at Christie’s in February
A collection of 10 works by artists including Braque, Picabia and Schwitters will be on view in London at the end of February