6 March 2002
A MATCHED SET OF FOUR RUSSIAN NEOCLASSIC KARELIAN BIRCH DINING CHAIRS,
The side chairs circa 1840, the armchairs probably late 19th century,
Comprising two armchairs and two side chairs, each with scrolled crest, drop-in blue cotton upholstered seats and saber legs (4)
Anonymous sale, Christie's New York, 24 March 1994, lot 333 ($10,925).
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A related armchair at the Catherine Palace, Pushkin, is illustrated in A. Chenevière, Russian Furniture, the Golden Age 1780-1840, 1988, p. 213, fig. 227.
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