Live Auction, 21 October 2013

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Lot 102
  • A Cape stinkwood armchair, 1795
  • A Cape stinkwood armchair, 1795
  • A Cape stinkwood armchair, 1795
  • A Cape stinkwood armchair, 1795
  • A Cape stinkwood armchair, 1795
  • A Cape stinkwood armchair, 1795
  • A Cape stinkwood armchair, 1795
  • A Cape stinkwood armchair, 1795


Lot Estimate
ZAR 40 000 - 50 000
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About this Item

A Cape stinkwood armchair, 1795


the stepped arched toprail above a pierced splat with conforming bottom rail, shaped grooved outcurved arms, caned seat, the shaped seatrail reverse carved with the intials 'DMB' and the date '1795', on tapering square-section fluted legs joined by an H-stretcher, on block feet, restorations

Notes

cf. Baraitser, Michael and Oberholzer, Anton. (1978) Cape Country Furniture, 2nd edition, Cape Town. A similar example is illustrated on page 98, number 318.


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