Christie’s are conducting The English Collector: English Furniture, Clocks and Portrait Miniatures at their King Street, London rooms on the 17th of November 2016.
Amongst the furniture on offer is lot 152, a set of six George II fruitwood Windsor armchairs, carrying an estimate of £30,000 – £50,000 ($48,073 – $80,122). The same set of chairs was offered by Christie’s in London on the 19th of May 2016 with an estimate of £20,000 – £30,000 (passed in).
Another familiar item in the sale is lot 148, a set of George III mahogany hanging shelves, which carry an estimate of £1,200 – £1,800 ($1,925 – $2,888). The same shelves were previously offered by Christie’s in their South Kensington rooms on the 20th of July 2010 with an estimate of £500 – £700 and ultimately realised £4,375.