8 April 2004
A PAIR OF REGENCY EBONIZED AND PARCEL-GILT STOOLS
Each with deep-buttoned red-striped cotton seat, above a convex-reeded frieze, on turned tapering reeded legs, brass caps and casters, each with attachment on seat-rails for joining the two stools, one seat-rail with remains of depository label, the casters stamped YATES & HAMPER
Each: 15in. (38cm.) high, 26¼in. (66cm.) square (2)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 6 April 2000, lot 48.
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