New York, Park Avenue
30 March 1999
A PAIR OF FRANCO-FLEMISH BAROQUE WALNUT ARMCHAIRS
Each with rectangular padded back and seat covered in 17th Century gros and petit point needlework, one with back depicting a deer flanking a blossoming tree, the seat with a stag, the second depicting a rabbit and a dog by a rosebush within a flower border to back and unicon to seat, all within flower-filled cartouche borders, flanked by foliate-carved downscrolled pierced stretcher centering a pair of putti holding a crown, on acanthus-carved shaped legs joined by a similar H-form stretcher with acanthus and wheat-sheath-carved pad feet (2)
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Please note that the needlework on these chairs is 17th Century.
Please note that one of these chairs was incorrectly tagged as lot 17 during the exhibition. They will be sold as described and illustrated in the catalogue.
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