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each with oval caned back within a carved leaf-and-shell-shaped frame, twist-turned side supports headed by vase-shaped finials, caned seat, on tapering baluster legs and block supports, on later ball feet, joined by a box-stretcher, minor losses, restorations
La Gratitude, 95 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch and thence by descent.
cf. Michael Baraitser & Anton Obholzer (2004) Cape Antique Furniture, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, illustrated on page 28, fig. 57 showing a similar example from Groote Schuur