Auction 1047, The Berlin Sale, 02.05.2015, 11:00, Cologne Lot 220

A pair of burr walnut veneer Gothic Revival chairs.

Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Berlin, ca. 1840 - 50, after a design by Karl FrieA pair of burr walnut veneer Gothic Revival chairs., Auction 1047 The Berlin Sale, Lot 220

A pair of burr walnut veneer Gothic Revival chairs.

With later textile upholstery. With a quatrefoil form opening to the backrest. H 92 cm.

Berlin, ca. 1840 - 50, after a design by Karl Friedrich Schinkel.

Literature

For this model, cf. cat.: Karl Friedrich Schinkel 1781-1841, Berlin 1982, illus. 300. The Deutsches Historisches Museum holds a painting by Franz Krüger showing Friedrich Wilhelm IV in his study in circa 1846, in the background of which one of Schinkel's original chairs in clearly visible.

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