18 June 2008,
Price realised GBP 6,875
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A GEORGE I BEECHWOOD STOOL
With cushion seat covered in beige damask on gadrooned tapering legs joined by a moulded waved stretcher and with scrolled feet, with a partial paper label to the underside of the stretcher, inscribed '3492', the upholstery distressed
19 in. (49 cm.) high; 19½ in. (50 cm.) wide; 15½ in. (40 cm.) deep
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A chair with amost identical leg design is illustrated in Adam Bowett, English Furniture, 1660 - 1714, From Charles II to Queen Anne, Woodbridge, 2002, p. 257, plate 8:51.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Acquired from Redburn, 25 July 1973.
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