21 January 2010,
Price realised GBP 5,250
GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A SET OF EIGHT LATE VICTORIAN MAHOGANY ARMCHAIRS
BY BERTRAM & SON, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Each with a curved foliate-carved toprail and channelled vertical splats above a padded, green leather-covered seat, on tapering turned, reeded and leaf-carved legs, each stamped 'BERTRAM & SON DEAN ST OXFORD ST W'
36¾ in. (93 cm.) high; 22½ in. (57 cm.) wide; 22½ in. (57 cm.) deep (8)
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The Soho firm of William Bertram & Son, established in Dean Street in 1830, traded as antique dealers, upholsterers and cabinet makers.
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