Lot 10
  • 10

A matched set of six Italian carved walnut chairs, late 17th century

4,000 - 6,000 GBP
bidding is closed


  • walnut / leather
each with a studded leather upholstered arched tapering back and seat on block and spiral turned legs joined by turned front and an H-form stretcher on bun feet; some variation in carving; reblocked


Sebastian Schutze, Palazzo Sacchetti, Rome, 2003, illustrated p. 80 in L'Ingresso del piano nobile.

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Comparative Literature:
Goffredo Lizzani, Il Mobile Romano, Milan, 1970, p. 91, no. 147, for a related chair a in the Ruspoli Collection.
A related set of twenty chairs was sold Da una Dimora di Piazza Farnese, Sotheby's, Rome, 18th May 2004, lot 451.