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A SET OF FOUR RED-PAINTED BAMBOO ARMCHAIRS
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A SET OF FOUR RED-PAINTED BAMBOO ARMCHAIRS

CIRCA 1950

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A SET OF FOUR RED-PAINTED BAMBOO ARMCHAIRS
CIRCA 1950
Each with curved pierced back and squab cushion
35¼ in. (89.5 cm.) high; 22½ in. (57 cm.) wide; 18¼ in. (46.4 cm.) deep (4)
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These chair frames, with arched supports, are similar to one illustrated by the architect William Chambers in Designs of Chinese Buildings, 1757, pl.xiii, as being suitable for Chinese garden buildings. Similar pattern chairs, appear to have formed part of the exotic furnishings introduced to the chinoiserie Royal Pavilion, Brighton, created by the architect Henry Holland (d.1806) about 1801 for George, Prince of Wales, later King George iv (c. Musgrave, Regency Furniture, London, 1961, pl. 24a.)

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