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26 June 2019 | 10:30am

Fine Furniture, Carpets, Ceramics and Works of Art

Lot 25

A pair of black lacquer and gilt chinoiserie decorated armchairs

Estimate £1500 - £2000 + fees



A pair of black lacquer and gilt chinoiserie decorated armchairs, circa 1700 and later, each caned high back with a pierced and scrolling cresting and a central splat decorated with figures in a landscape, above the loose cushion seat flanked by shaped scrolling arms, on tapering square cabriole legs joined by a H-shaped stretcher, each 133cm high, 64cm wide, 63cm deep


For a very closely related set of four chairs, see Christies, New York, Important English Furniture, 25th April 2008, lot 142.