Live Auction, 21 October 2013
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with double-pierced back support and down-curved scroll arms, solid seat on square-section chamfered legs joined by a moulded X-shaped stretcher
c.f. Viljoen, Deon and Rabe, Piér. (2001) Cape Furniture and Metalware, Cape Town. A four-chair-back settee carved in the Chippendale manner similar to this corner chair is illustrated and discussed on pages 32 - 35. The similarity is found in the down-curved scroll arms, solid seat and chamfered legs.
Rabe, Jo-Marie and Piér. (2003) Cape Furniture Styles, 1652-1900, Stellenbosch: Jo-Marie and Piér Rabe. Illustrated in colour on page 28, number 18
Miller, Judith. (2005) Furniture World Styles from Classical to Contemporary, London: Dorling Kindersley Limited. Illustrated in colour on page 184