Live Auction, 21 October 2013

Sold for

ZAR 45 472
Lot 2
  • A Cape Baroque ebonised hardwood sidechair, first quarter 18th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 40 000 - 60 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 45 472

About this Item

A Cape Baroque ebonised hardwood sidechair, first quarter 18th century


with wave-shaped top-rail above a pair of moulded splats and conforming bottom-rail, ring-turned side supports headed by turned finials, caned seat, on turned baluster legs joined by box-stretchers, on turned feet

Notes

cf. Baraitser, Michael and Obholzer, Anton. (1987) Town Furniture of the Cape, Cape Town: C. Struik Publishers. A similar example is illustrated on page 168.

cf. Baraitser, Michael and Obholzer, Anton. (2004) Cape Antique Furniture, Cape Town: Struik Publishers. A similar example is illustrated on page 34.

cf. Viljoen, Deon and others. (2002) Domestic Interiors at the Cape and Batavia 1602-1795, Zwolle: Waanders Publishing and Den Haag: Gemeentemuseum. A similar armchair is illustrated on page 185.


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