14 June 2001
A SET OF FOUR BLACK AND GOLD-JAPANNED SIDE CHAIRS
Early 18th Century, Dutch
Each decorated with birds and foliage, the arched toprail above a solid vase-shaped splat between serpentine stiles, the padded drop-in seat covered in cut-velvet, on cabriole legs joined by baluster stretchers, five feet spliced, three stretcher elements replaced (4)
Lady Bilsland, sister of Colonel Norman Colville M.C.
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