17 April 1997
A GEORGE II WALNUT WING ARMCHAIR
The padded back, outscrolled sides, arms and seat-cushion covered in gros and petit point floral close-nailed crewelwork on an ivory ground, on cabriole legs headed by shells and pad feet, several angle- brackets later, one leg replaced, one front leg spliced, restorations
Property from the Hilmar Reksten Collection, in these Rooms, 26 April 1990, lot 41 (£8,250).
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