17 - 18 December 1998
A PAIR OF VICTORIAN OCTAGONAL BRASS FOOTSTOOLS
By W.T. & S.
Each with button red velvet covered drop-in pad, cast with a scrolling leaf frieze on a pounced ground, on four stiff leaf feet, the feet with patent mark, marked with a sun, and initials 'W.T. & S' (2)
Mallett & Sons, London.
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The patent mark is that for September 1844.
Fewer than 30 of these horseshoe-back armchairs are known to exist. This one comes to auction on 13 September in New York
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