An impressive late Victorian walnut dining room suite retailed by Warings
Lot 197
An impressive late Victorian walnut dining room suite retailed by Warings
Sold for £18,000 (US$ 30,254) inc. premium
Auction Details
An impressive late Victorian walnut dining room suite retailed by Warings An impressive late Victorian walnut dining room suite retailed by Warings An impressive late Victorian walnut dining room suite retailed by Warings An impressive late Victorian walnut dining room suite by Warings
Lot Details
An impressive late Victorian walnut dining room suite retailed by Warings
comprising eighteen newly leather-upholstered walnut and ebonised walnut dining chairs, including two armchairs, one with ivorine Waring and Sons label underneath, all with scroll and foliate carved toprails on faceted legs; an imposing extendable walnut dining table with six leaves and faceted ends, all with burr walnut banding, on turned and part-ebonised faceted legs, and a figured walnut buffet/leaf carrier with a superstructure above two lateral doors, the interior baize lined, the lower corbels carved with guilloche, the table 547cm wide x 148cm deep x 75cm high, (215" wide x 58" deep x 29.5" high) ; the leaf carrier 161cm wide x 58cm deep x 134cm high

Footnotes

  • The buffet/leaf carrier conforms to Gillows patterns of the 1880s and 90s, which suggests that Gillows, who merged with Warings in 1897, may in fact have made this suite to sell in Warings' showrooms.
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