Tag Archives: hall chair

Please, Come In

The entrance halls of some of the great English houses of the affluent could oft be places of unbridled conviviality, or conversely, dens of apprehension, abasement, and even injury. In a time when an Englishman’s home was his castle, uninvited … Continue reading

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A Pair of Mahogany Hall Armchairs

Christie’s The Collector: English & European Furniture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art Online Auction 19989, is now live; concluding on the 19th of October. Amongst the varied lots, I espied this pair of mid eighteenth-century mahogany armchairs (lot 162) … Continue reading

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Auction Result – Christie’s, 8th June, 2021

Following the conclusion of Christie’s Julians Park and Six Private Collections live auction, the early mahogany hall chair (lot 171) realised GBP3,750 (AUD6,857; USD5,309). Jack Plane

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A Mahogany Hall Chair

Christie’s Julians Park and Six Private Collections live auction on the 8th of June has many fine lots for the collector and connoisseur. Amongst the lots on offer is an early hall chair (lot 171), a rather attractive and Windsor-esque … Continue reading

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