8 April 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A QUEEN ANNE WALNUT ARMCHAIR
PART EARLY 18TH CENTURY AND LATER
The double arched padded back and seat covered in close-nailed early 18th century gros and petit point needlework on cabriole legs ending in pad feet, with ink number 6199 to underside, back legs and arms of a slightly different timber and probably replaced, lacking one leg bracket
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 19 November 1988, lot 118. with Hyde Park Antiques, New York.
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P. Broome, ed. The Hyde Park Collection, New York, 1989, p. 58-9.
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