Lot 2404. Extremely rare Empire Reading and game chair, England, around 1810

Starting price: € 30 000
Auction date: 13.11.2019   10:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2404 | Extremely rare Empire Reading and game chair, England, around 1810
Freely adjustable. Solid mahogany, partially finely carved. In the Backrest, brass thrusts. Leather trim, part of saddle-shaped. Gold-Plated Zugknöpfe. On four brass naturalistic roles table carved feet, the exterior of a horse's copying. In addition, the horseshoe-shaped frame with strapping, horse-hair padding, and rivets applied leather trim. It additional leather upholstery in saddle fashion. The strong, T-shaped and easy-to-gebogte Backrest in solid, zierbeschnitztem mahogany with a final lapel, this also in horse hair upholstered and leather occupied, as well as two smaller, built-in brass spurts. Traces of age. Leather with usage and age damage. Wonderfully grown and preserved in its original Patina. Dimensions 84 x 51 x 60 cm. Exceptional, rare piece of Seating furniture, which is not least due to its modern, almost minimalist design, as well as his craft down to earth features. Cf. Edith Holm, "chairs, From ancient to Modern times", Munich 1978. S. 122/Fig. 221 and 222, however, from time to 1720/30. State: III

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