An unusual French gilt-metal and wrought steel bench and chairs made from French armoury dating from the second half of the 19th century  (7)

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Lot 229
An unusual French gilt-metal and wrought steel bench and chairs made from French armoury dating from the second half of the 19th century

Sold for £ 15,000 (US$ 18,621) inc. premium
An unusual French gilt-metal and wrought steel bench and chairs made from French armoury dating from the second half of the 19th century
the settee with triple pierced and scrolling open back comprised of swords and hilts applied with coats of arms or regimental badges, the seat comprised of scabbards, on sabre legs, the six chairs en suite, comprised of various armorial parts including swords, bayonets, scabbards, bosses of breast plates, lockplates and gun mechanisms, one chair with 'AD' initials to the back, the bench: 151cm long (59' long). (7)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Sotheby's London, 11 June 2003, lot 144.
    Sotheby's London, Important Continental Furniture, Ceramics and Clocks, 2 December 2008, lots 262 and 263 (£25,625).
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An unusual French gilt-metal and wrought steel bench and chairs made from French armoury dating from the second half of the 19th century  (7)
An unusual French gilt-metal and wrought steel bench and chairs made from French armoury dating from the second half of the 19th century  (7)
An unusual French gilt-metal and wrought steel bench and chairs made from French armoury dating from the second half of the 19th century  (7)
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