2 May 1997
A LOUIS-PHILIPPE WALNUT CHAIR
The arched channelled back and arms covered in deep-buttoned black cotton, the toprail centered by a foliate spray and the arms terminating in scrolls, on cabriole legs and scrolled feet with castors
34 in. (86 cm.) wide; 54 in. (145 cm.) high; 30 in. (76 cm.) deep
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This type of chair was popularised in the late 1820s in Paris and was probably given its name by a manufacturer.
There should not be a dagger on this lot. Therefore VAT will be charged in the standard way.
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