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Lot 334: A PAIR OF QUEEN ANNE WALNUT AND MARQUETRY SIDE CHAIRS, CIRCA 1705, ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS OR RICHARD ROBERTS |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the needlework upholstered backs on 'broken' cabriole legs with inlaid seaweed marquetry on hoof feet
Commissioned by Sir John Trevor (c.1637-1717) for Trevor House, later Powis House, Knightsbridge and probably removed to Brynkinalt, Denbighshire in the mid-18υth century when Trevor House was given up;
Thence by descent at Brynkinalt.
G. Beard and J. Cross, 'Thomas and Richard Roberts', Apollo, September 1998, pp. 46-48;
G. Beard, Upholsterers and Interior Furnishing in England 1530-1840, London 1997, p. 149 and fig. 167