24 - 25 January 2001
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE FOUNDATION
*This lot may be exempt from sales tax, as set forth in the Sales Tax Notice at the front of the catalogue.
A LATE GEORGE III BLACK AND CREAM-PAINTED STOOL*
The padded rectangular drop-in seat upholstered in blue velvet above a plain apron, on straight squared legs with cuffed tapering peg feet, the frame decorated overall with trailing leafy vines, with the white ink inscription 4644, with the remnants of a printed label ...IX DE/FONDÉE EN...
15in. (38cm.) high, 22in. (56cm.) wide, 12½in. (31.5cm.) deep
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