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Auction Preview: The Oak Interior at Bonhams, London, Mar 28

"An exceedingly rare Elizabeth I oak armchair"; a so-called Glastonbury chair, possibly Somerset and the surrounding area, circa 1570-1600. Measured at 60cm wide x 57cm deep x 98.5cm high, (23 1/2in wide x 22in deep x 38 1 / 2in high). Estimated Price: £ 20,000 - 30,000 (US$ 28,000 - 41,000)
(Courtesy - Bonhams)

What: The Oak Interior

Where: Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, London

When: Mar 28, 11:00 BST

Public Viewing: 25 Mar 2018 11:00 - 15:00 BST / 26 Mar 2018 09:00 - 19:00 BST / 27 Mar 2018 09:00 - 16:30 BST / 28 Mar 2018 09:00 - 10:45 BST

The sale includes 16th, 17th and 18th century carpenter-made and joined early vernacular furniture. In addition, the sale also has refectory tables, panel-back armchairs, coffers, side tables, chests of drawers, back stools, joint stools and Windsor chairs, made from a variety of timbers including ash, elm, fruitwood, oak, walnut and yew.

Top Lots of the Sale:

- "An exceedingly rare Elizabeth I oak armchair"; a so-called Glastonbury chair, possibly Somerset and the surrounding area, circa 1570-1600. Measured at 60cm wide x 57cm deep x 98.5cm high, (23 1/2in wide x 22in deep x 38 1 / 2in high). Estimated Price: £ 20,000 - 30,000 (US$ 28,000 - 41,000)

- "An exceptional large and elaborate George II painted oak and ash 'primitive' Windsor armchair" - attributed to the West Country, circa 1730-50. Measured at 78cm wide x 68cm deep x 107cm high, (30 1/2in wide x 26 1/2in deep x 42in high). Estimated Price: £ 15,000 - 20000 (US$ 21,000 - 28,000)

- "An exceptionally rare Henry VIII joined oak panel-back armchair," circa 1530. Measured at 55.5cm wide x 43.5cm deep x 89cm high, (21 1/2in wide x 17in deep x 35in high). Estimated Price: £ 15,000 - 20,000 (US$ 21,000 - 28,000)

- "A rare pair of late 16th century boarded walnut 'sedile a pozzetto'," Tuscan, Italian, circa 1580; a pair of enclosed box chairs. Measured at 57.5cm wide x 49cm deep x 80.5cm high, (22 1/2in wide x 19in deep x 31 1/2in high). Estimated Price: £ 10,000 - 15,000 (US$ 14,000 - 21,000)

- "An extraordinarily rare Henry VIII large carved oak and polychrome-decorated panel"; the Anointing of David, South-West, circa 1530, attributed to the carver Robert Daye [fl. c. 1520 - 1530]. Measured at 78cm wide x 4cm deep x 80cm high, (30 1/2in wide x 1 1/2in deep x 31in high). Estimated Price: £ 10,000 - 15,000 (US$ 14,000 - 21,000)

- "An extremely rare set of ten Elizabeth I painted, parcel-gilt and silvered beech trenchers, or 'roundelays' in an original painted and parcel-gilt box," circa 1580 - 1603. Measured at the trenchers 13cm diameter; the box 17cm diameter x 4cm high, (12). Estimated Price: £ 8,000 - 12,000 (US$ 11,000 - 17,000)

- "An impressive James I joined and boarded oak court or press cupboard, Salisbury and the surrounding area," circa 1620. Measured at 139cm wide x 53cm deep x 155.5cm high, (54 1/2in wide x 20 1/2in deep x 61in high). Estimated Price: £ 8,000 - 12,000 (US$ 11,000 - 17,000)

- "A documented Charles II joined oak and inlaid double panel-back open armchair," South-West Yorkshire, circa 1670; Measured at 63cm wide x 56cm deep x 116.5cm high, (24 1/2in wide x 22in deep x 45 1/2in high). Estimated Price: £ 8,000 - 12,000 (US$ 11,000 - 17,000)

- "Folk Art: A rare late 19th century sheet copper weather vane, probably of a cod fish, in the manner of W. A. Snow & Co., of 19 Portland Street," Boston, U.S.A. Measured at 75cm wide x 10cm deep x 26cm high, (29 1/2in wide x 3 1/2in deep x 10in high) excluding stand. Estimated Price: £ 8,000 - 12,000 (US$ 11,000 - 17,000)

- "A Documented Charles I joined oak standing livery cupboard," Gloucestershire, circa 1630. Measured at 126cm wide x 45cm deep x 114cm high, (49 1/2in wide x 17 1/2in deep x 44 1/2in high). Estimated Price: £ 8,000 - 12,000 (US$ 11,000 - 17,000)

- "A good Charles II joined oak 'refectory-type' table, West Country," circa 1660; the front and side frieze rails carved and punched-decorated with stylized meandering S-scroll leaves. Measured at 243cm wide x 85.5cm deep x 78cm high, (95 1/2in wide x 33 1/2in deep x 30 1/2in high). Estimated Price: £ 7,000 - 10,000 (US$ 9,700 - 14,000)

- "A rare Charles II joined oak panel-back open armchair" - South-West Yorkshire/Derbyshire, circa 1675; the arched pierced and carved cresting centred with unusual geometric motifs or symbols. Measured at 60cm wide x 53cm deep x 108cm high, (23 1/2in wide x 20 1/2in deep x 42 1/2in high). Estimated Price: £ 7,000 - 10,000 (US$ 9,700 - 14,000)

- "Mermaid" - Mary Fedden R.A. (British, 1915-2012); a painted slipper bath, the reclining mermaid with flowing black locks and outstretched arms, signed 'Moose', oil on tin. Measured at 55cm high x 82cm wide x 104.5cm deep. Estimated Price: £ 6,000 - 8,000 (US$ 8,300 - 11,000)

- "A rare Charles II joined oak folding-table with cupboard" - Yorkshire, or possibly Derbyshire, circa 1660. Measured at 94cm wide x 46cm deep x 77cm high, (37in wide x 18in deep x 30in high). Estimated Price: £ 6,000 - 8,000 (US$ 8,300 - 11,000)

- "A Charles II joined oak, elm and ebonized mural glass and trencher case," circa 1660. Measured at 99cm wide x 18cm deep x 89cm high, (38 1/2in wide x 7in deep x 35in high). Estimated Price: £ 6,000 - 8,000 (US$ 8,300 - 11,000)

For details, visit: http://www.bonhams.com

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