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A PAIR OF GERMAN PARCEL-GILT AND CREAM-PAINTED FAUTEUILS

Christie's charge a premium to the buyer on the final bid price of each lot sold at the following rates: 23.8% of the final bid price of each lot sold up to and including €150,000 and 14.28% of any amount in excess of €150,000. Buyers' premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.
A PAIR OF GERMAN PARCEL-GILT AND CREAM-PAINTED FAUTEUILS

MID 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY DRESDEN

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A PAIR OF GERMAN PARCEL-GILT AND CREAM-PAINTED FAUTEUILS MID 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY DRESDEN The cartouche shaped padded back and seat covered in yellow floral silk, inscribed to the seatrail 1638 (2)
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Christie's charge a premium to the buyer on the final bid price of each lot sold at the following rates: 23.8% of the final bid price of each lot sold up to and including €150,000 and 14.28% of any amount in excess of €150,000. Buyers' premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.

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See G. Haase, Dresdener Möbel, Leipzig, 1993, p. 336, 337 for several illustrations of chairs with similar design. Especially the arched back centred by a carved shell, flanked by floral-trails and flowerheads is a well-known pattern in Dresdener cabinetmaking.

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