4 July 2002
AN IRISH GEORGE II MAHOGANY STOOL
The rectangular padded seat covered in gros and petit point needlework of flowers on a light-brown ground, above a shaped apron on all the sides, centred by a shell, on cabriole legs headed by acanthus and rosettes, on squared paw feet, previously with castors, originally the base of a bottle-stand
15½ in. (39.5 cm.) high; 27 in. (68.5 cm.) wide; 16½ in. (42 cm.) deep
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The scroll-carved apron and squared paw foot of this stool relates to a similar bottle-stand, sold from the Samuel Messer Collection, 5 December 1991, lot 111 (£7,700).
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