Chair

Ref: WS/44
  • Designer / Maker

    Designed by Christopher Dresser (1834-1904)

    The manufacture attributed to W. Booty

  • Detail

    Ebonised beech [?], with traces of painted decoration

    75 x 65 x 44 cm

    English (London), circa 1875

  • Provenance

    […]; private collection, Yorkshire; Christie’s (London), 9 November 2000, lot 19; Harry Lyons; Christie’s South Kensington, 19 October 2014, bt. Paul Reeves; American private collection 2014-24

  • Literature

    Widar Halén, Christopher Dresser, Oxford, 1990, p. 71, fig. 57

    Michael Whiteway, Christopher Dresser 1934-1904, Milan, 2001, fig. 191

    Harry Lyons, Christopher Dresser: The People’s Designer – 1834-1904, Woodbridge, 2005, pl. 258

  • Note

    At least one other chair of this pattern survives (private collection)