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Venetian Painted and Parcel-Gilt Oak Armchair, Ex. Estate of Hilary Knight

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The chair, covered in printed star velour, was decorated by Hilary Knight, and was a gift from Kay Thompson. She only gave him two thirds of the chair and asked him to pay the remaining third, just like their contract for ‘Eloise’. Included with this lot is a copy of ‘Eloise’ signed by Hilary Knight.

Type Armchair
Frame Materials Oak, Painted wood, Parcel-gilt wood
Upholstery Materials Fabric
Period 20th Century
Style Venetian
Additional Information Provenance: The Estate of Hilary Knight, Bonhams, New York, 5 December 2018, Lot 14.


- proper left handhold has been repaired; central cross-stretcher joint has been reinforced on the underside; front corners of seat with some stray/pulled threads and losses.


24.0" W x 39.75" H x 22.5" D

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