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Lot 1203: Egyptian revival gilt metal mounted cedar armchair, circa 1928, From an original found in the tomb of Tutankamen, the rectangular pierc

International Sale: Antiques & Decorative Arts

Platinum House

by Freeman's

October 11, 2012

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Live Auction
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Description: Egyptian revival gilt metal mounted cedar armchair

circa 1928

From an original found in the tomb of Tutankamen, the rectangular pierced back carved to show a pharoah, flanked by two columns surmounted by horus figures, the top rail and supports carved to show hieroglyphics, over curved slatted seat, raised on feline legs united by stretchers and with gilt metal struts, raised on paw feet.

H: 35 1/2, W: 19 1/2, D: 20 1/2 in.


Property of the Reading Public Museum, sold to benefit future acquisitions.

Condition Report: A few light surface scratches.
Overall very good condition.

Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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