Provenance & Patina: Important English Furniture from a West Coast Collection

Provenance & Patina: Important English Furniture from a West Coast Collection

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A Pair of George II Walnut Side Chairs Attributed to Giles Grendey, Circa 1740

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Estimate

20,000 - 40,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

with arched shell and foliate carved toprails and a solid vase-shaped splat with well-figured walnut veneers and a bell-flower carved shoe, the needlework-upholstered drop-in seats with plain rails, on acanthus-clasp headed cabriole legs and claw-and-ball feet


height 39 ¾ in.; width 22 in.; depth 21 in.

101 cm; 55.9 cm; 53.3 cm

Supplied to Augustine Earle (1692-1762) for Heydon Hall, Norfolk; 

By descent at Heydon to Mrs. Granville Duff, by whom a set of six sold Christie’s London, 11 December 1930, lot 62 (820 gns to Camerons as a set of six);

Herbert Rothbarth at Checkendon Court, Berkshire by whom sold Christie’s London, 26 May 1960, lot 27 (1,200 gns as a set of six);

Phillips of Hitchin, Hertfordshire October 1961 and exhibited at The London Antique Dealers Fair;

Property of a Rhode Island Family, acquired from the above from the set of six;

Christie’s New York, The Connoisseur’s Eye, 2 June 2015, lot 144;

Rolleston, London.

‘Heydon Hall, Norfolk’, Country Life, 22 December 1923, p. 905, fig. 10.