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Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings

Pair of Klismos n. 3 chairs, designed circa 1930

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 EUR

Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings

Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings

Pair of Klismos n. 3 chairs, designed circa 1930

Pair of Klismos n. 3 chairs, designed circa 1930

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 EUR

Lot sold:

6,930

EUR

Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings

1905 - 1976

Pair of Klismos n. 3 chairs, designed circa 1930


gilt wood, leather and suede upholstery

Both numbered 11751, stamped DESIGN BY ROBSJOHN GIBBINGS MANUFACTURED BY SARIDIS OF ATHENS on a metal plaque, and one stamped SARIDIS in cyrillic on the underside 

88,5 x 51 x 61 cm ; 34 ⅞ x 20 ⅛ x 24 in.

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Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings

1905 - 1976

Paire de chaises klismos n.3, le modéle créé en 1930


bois doré, cuir et garniture en daim

Chacune numérotée 11751, estampillée DESIGN BY ROBSJOHN GIBBINGS MANUFACTURED BY SARIDIS OF ATHENS sur une plaque en métal et une estampillée SARIDIS en cyrillique au revers

88,5 x 51 x 61 cm ; 34 ⅞ x 20 ⅛ x 24 in.



Very good overall condition. The chairs presents with light instances of wear, mainly located on the feet. Discoloration of the upholstery. The leather under the seat presents with drying cracks due to the normal aging process of the material. This pair of chairs have been repainted and reupholstered at a later stage. All consistent with age and use.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Terence-Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings & Carlton W. Pullin, Furniture of classical Greece, New-York, 1963, pp. 23, 26, 49 and 55-56 for a version in walnut
Commercial catalogue Saridis, 1970