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Sold for

R 39 830
Lot 366
A pair of Cape Van der Stel stinkwood side chairs, 19th century
  • A pair of Cape Van der Stel stinkwood side chairs, 19th century
  • A pair of Cape Van der Stel stinkwood side chairs, 19th century
  • A pair of Cape Van der Stel stinkwood side chairs, 19th century
  • A pair of Cape Van der Stel stinkwood side chairs, 19th century
  • A pair of Cape Van der Stel stinkwood side chairs, 19th century
  • A pair of Cape Van der Stel stinkwood side chairs, 19th century
  • A pair of Cape Van der Stel stinkwood side chairs, 19th century
  • A pair of Cape Van der Stel stinkwood side chairs, 19th century
  • A pair of Cape Van der Stel stinkwood side chairs, 19th century
  • A pair of Cape Van der Stel stinkwood side chairs, 19th century

Lot Estimate
R 30 000 - 40 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 39 830

About this Item

A pair of Cape Van der Stel stinkwood side chairs, 19th century




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

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Provenance

La Gratitude, 95 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch and thence by descent.

Literature

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


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