London, South Kensington
24 March 2004
A PAIR OF OAK HALL BENCHES
BY HOWE, MODERN, IN THE MANNER OF GEORGE BULLOCK
Each with rectangular seat and scroll terminal on baluster turned tapering hexagonal legs and turned feet, one stamped 'C.P.HOWE', the other stamped 'C.P.HOWE, BOURNE STREET, SW1'
19½ in. (49.5 cm.) high; 29¼ in. (74.5 cm.) wide; 13½ in. (75 cm.) deep (2)
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The design of these stools are reminicent of the window-seats supplied by George Bullock (d.1818) to Mathew Robinson Boulton for Great Tew Park, Oxfordshire, in 1817. The latter were sold at Christie's House Sale, 27-29 May 1987, lot 31.
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