13 - 14 January 2009,
Price realised USD 1,375
USD 1,500 - USD 2,500
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY OPEN ARMCHAIR,
THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY,
the seatframe with ivorine label 'FRANK PARTRIDGE WORKS OF ART KING STREET LONDON AND NEW YORK'
38¼in. (97cm.) high
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This lot is offered without reserve.
with Frank Partridge, London and New York (according to the label).
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