Lot 9
  • 9

ENGLAND, 18TH CENTURY | Armchair

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Sold
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Description

  • Armchair
  • the seat signed to the underside in manuscript Mr John Yates / Warb[o]rough [?] Sale [?]
  • mahogany 
  • Made circa 1750.
arms probably reduced at each end

Provenance

Christie’s, London, Important Furniture, 25 November 2004, lot 220

Catalogue Note

There is an advert for C. Fredericks & Son, London in Apollo from June 1970 which features an armchair which is possibly ensuite. Also see a mid-18th century given example by Richard Hewett (Nancy Goyne Evans, 'A History and Background of English Windsor Furniture', Furniture History, 1979, pp. 24-53, pl. 84) for comparison. An almost identical mahogany chair, although with scrolled arms, was sold Christie’s London, Important Furniture, 22 April 2004, lot 29.
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