London, South Kensington
24 March 2004
A FRENCH GROS POINT NEEDLEWORK UPHOLSTERED WALNUT WING ARMCHAIR
BY HOWE, MODERN, RE-USING FRENCH 18TH CENTURY GROS POINT NEEDLEWORK
With a shaped arched back and scroll sides and arm supports, with a cushion seat upholstered in studded stylised floral and strapwork gros point needlework, on cabriole legs with scroll fret spandrels and pad feet, the needlework with some replacemenst and restorations, stamped 'HOWE/SW1/768'
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The model for this wing chair was directly copied from a George II example sold by Christopher Howe in the early 1990's.
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