Lot 284 , John Pollard Seddon (1827-1906). A rare Gothic oak armchair,
John Pollard Seddon (1827-1906). A rare Gothic oak armchair, with upright and horizontal splats to the rectangular back, the downswept arms with carved foliage terminals, on octagonal and turned legs with brass castors united by stretchers, the seat upholstered in dark claret velvet
Compare an identical chair in the Victoria & Albert Museum collection no. LOAN:FWK ANON.1-1977. This is a simplified version of a chair shown by Seddon at the London International Exhibition of 1862. Other examples of the design survive in walnut and ebony.
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Sold for £1,000