Lot 625: A Louis XVI style gilt gesso voyeuse chair, late 19th century
October 26, 2016
Newbury, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A Louis XVI style gilt gesso voyeuse chair, late 19th century, stamped VF to front seat rail, 86cm high, 43cm wide, 45cm deep. Provenance: Bequeathed by the Major Charles Henry John Chetwynd-Talbot KCVO, 20th Earl of Shrewsbury to the Hon. Mrs E. W.H. Eliot, thence by direct descent to the current owner. The seat of the Earls of Shrewsbury was Alton Towers until it was sold in 1924.