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Italian pair of Sgabelli antique walnut hall chairs

Stock No.9423

Mary Anne Shelley
A pair of Italian walnut Sgabelli, hall chairs, each with shell and C-scroll carved top rail above an armorial cartouche flanked with carved mythical Chimera above a solid shaped seat supported on similarly carved and pieced solid front supports. Centre on back - Vatican lion - below Medici pills.
Italian 19th century.
Provenance / attribution : On a note pinned to the back: ‘This pair of chairs was carved by Pompinoli - a carver to the Vatican. Mary Anne Shelley, author of Frankenstein, purchased these circa 1853’.

6500
£
width height depth
14 316"
36 cms
44 12"
113 cms
20 18"
51 cms

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