London, South Kensington
13 September 2005
A MID-VICTORIAN WALNUT AND NEEDLEWORK UPHOLSTERED STOOL
BY RICHARDSON & SONS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The rectangular seat with fluted silk sides, with moulded and foliate rails and foliate cabriole legs with scroll feet, bearing a paper label to the seatrail 'RICHARDSON & SONS,/MANUFACTURERS,/32,33,34 & 35, BOND-STREET, HULL.' and inscribed by hand '1870 - no.9688', the upholstery slightly worn and damaged
14½in. (37cm.) high, 26in. (66cm.) wide, 20in. (51cm.) deep
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Richardson & Sons, upholsterers, are listed at 34, Bond St, in the Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840, Geoffrey Beard and Christopher Gilbert, Leeds, 1986.
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