London, South Kensington
13 October 2004
Property removed from Madame Tussaud's (Lots 120-128)
A PAIR OF GILTWOOD THRONE CHAIRS
MID 20TH CENTURY
Each centred by the Royal Coat of Arms of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, with magenta velvet upholstery, the underside of one inscribed in pencil 'RE-UPHOLSTERED BY M CLAYSOM HAMSPTEAD NW3 MARCH 1ST-3RD 1953'
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This pair of throne chairs were used in Madame Tussaud's display to mark the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.
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