2 May 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 411
GBP 400 - GBP 600
A red painted open armchair, probably Irish, 19th century
with curved bar toprail and pierced vase splat, outswept arms with turned supports, solid seat and square section legs
See Illustration on page 35
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A variety of similar chairs are illustrated in Claudia Kinmonth, Irish Country Furniture 1700-1950, Yale University Press, 1993, Chapter one.
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