A pair of Italian parcel-gilt carved walnut throne armchairs, possibly Venice
late 19th century
upholstered in velvet and metal-thread appliqued panels, probably Venetian, 18th century
167cm. high; 65¾in.
Christie's London, Collection of Rudolf Nureyev, 20/21 November 1995, lot 1127;
Christie's London, 14 November 2002, lot 291.