A carved wooden chair,
20th century, Ethiopia, Jimma, with a geometrically pierced and carved back and arms, over a solid seat, and on a tripod base,
Provenance: From the collection of John Rendall, former owner of Christian the lion.
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We are delighted to offer a private collection of decorative African art collected by John Rendall, former owner of Christian the Lion, in our summer Fine Interiors sale.
Sold for £260
Chipped and worn all over, the seat and legs scuffed, wear and scratches throughout. The seat 54cm high.
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Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale, Tue, 14th Jun 2022
Sworders’ quarterly curated Fine Interiors sales offer stylish period and modern furnishings, decorative antiques, and important works of art, fusing traditional British and Continental antiques with eclectic works of art from Europe and further afield. With a focus on quality, rarity and style, they appeal to the discerning modern buyer whose taste and appreciation stretch far beyond the high street.
Highlights from our June sale will include pieces from several notable British estates, including the collection of Camden Passage antique dealer, Gordon Gridley, the residual contents of Bixley Manor, home of Sir Timothy Colman KG, and The Paolo Moschino Edit, a selection of pieces from the award-winning interior designer's Antique & Vintage collection.
A selection of highlights will be available to view at our London Gallery, Cecil Court, London, WC2N 4EZ, as follows:
Wed 25 May, 10.30am - 4pm
Thu 26 May, 10.30am - 4pm
Fri 27 May, 10.30am - 4pm
Sat 28 May, 10am - 2pm
Mon 30 May, 10.30am - 4pm
Tue 31 May, 10.30am - 4pm
Wed 1 June, 10.30am - 4pm
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Auction viewing will be held at our Stansted Auction Rooms, Cambridge Road, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8GE, as follows:
Fri 10 June, 10am - 5pm
Sat 11 June, 10am - 2pm
Sun 12 June, 10am - 2pm
Mon 13 June, 10am - 5pm
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Please note that this item is not suitable for a pre-sale automated shipping estimate due to the items weight/size.
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