14 June 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A GEORGE I WALNUT STOOL
The rounded rectangular seat with associated mid-18th Century floral-patterned petit point needlework, on cabriole legs headed by acanthus sprays and scrolls, on cloven-hoof feet, with printed label attached to the underside 'BRITISH · ANTIQUE · DEALERS' · ASSOCIATION · ART TREASURES EXHIBITION CHRISTIES 1932' inscribed in ink 'NO. 109', repaired breaks to two legs, three ears replaced, one foot tipped, the later seat stretcher repaired
16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) high; 25½ in. (65 cm.) wide; 21½ in. (54.5 cm.) deep
Bought by the present owner's uncle from Mallett & Sons (Antiques) Ltd., 13 November 1933 for £275.
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Christie's London 1932, British Antique Dealers' Association, Art Treasures Exhibition, No. 109.
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