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A set of six Dutch satinwood, stained birds eye maple, tulipwood, rosewood, black and gilt-japanned dining chairs
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A set of six Dutch satinwood, stained birds eye maple, tulipwood, rosewood, black and gilt-japanned dining chairs

CIRCA 1780-1790

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A set of six Dutch satinwood, stained birds eye maple, tulipwood, rosewood, black and gilt-japanned dining chairs
CIRCA 1780-1790
The slender tablet toprail above a pierced rectangular back with three vertical splats, decorated with Chinoiserie panels, the padded rectangular seat covered in yellow floral cotton, on waisted square tapering legs (6)
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Lot Essay

The present set is related to a chair in the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (inventory number OH-14-1970). Chairs of this type are very rare however, Horrix is mentionioned to have made satinwood chairs with chinoiserie decoration.

The chair in the Gemeentemuseum and the present share many similarities in both construction and decoration, indeed it would be fair to say that both are a variation of the same design; and must have

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