Venetian Painted and Parcel-Gilt Oak Armchair, Ex. Estate of Hilary Knight
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.
|Frame Materials||Oak, Painted wood, Parcel-gilt wood|
|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.