12 - 13 December 2007,
Price realised GBP 4,750
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A LATE EMPIRE MAHOGANY BERGÈRE
Upholstered in paisley patterned fabric, the outscrolled toprail and downswept armrests terminating in upswept foliate and gadrooned collar on splayed tapering legs, with collection label to seat rail inscribed in black ink: 'Grovening/Megrone Durazzo'
35 in. (89 cm.) high; 24¾ (63 cm.) wide; 26¾ in. (68 cm.) deep
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Megrone Durazzo (inscribed on label to seat rail).
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