29 - 30 March 2001
A SET OF FOUR NORTH ITALIAN NEOCLASSIC BLACK-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT SIDE CHAIRS
Late 18th Century
Each pierced rectangular back centered by a flowerhead, above a bowfronted seat covered in brown and beige silk upholstery, above a fluted frieze, on round fluted tapering legs headed by paterae, inscribed 80968 in yellow chalk, redecorated (4)
Mrs. Howard Cushing, New York
with French & Co.
Mrs. Polly Levee
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W.M. Odom, A History of Italian Furniture, New York, 1967, p.349, fig. 428.
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