A pair of burr walnut veneer Gothic Revival chairs.

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.

Lot 220 Dα

Estimate:
3.500 € - 4.000 €

Result:
7.068 €