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Auction Results – Woolley and Wallis, 12th of January 2022

Following the conclusion of Woolley and Wallis’ Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks auction, the Channel Islands painted pine chest on stand (Lot 31) realised its upper estimate of GBP8,000 (AUD14,855, USD10,658). The needlework picture (Lot 101) exceeded its estimate, … Continue reading

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Picture This LXXXVIII

Another forest chair, made, rather primitively, from ash and sycamore with original dark green paint. Painted ash and sycamore North Country comb-back Windsor chair, circa 1770. (Robert Young) Jack Plane

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The Gillows Windsor Chair

The rustic and oft clumsy wooden-seated chairs of the early eighteenth-century were initially employed as outdoor seating and painted (usually in green) to better resist the elements. Over the following decades the Windsor chair’s shape and form were refined and … Continue reading

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