Oct 17 2008

Heavily Carved Throne Chair With Lion Armrests

Published by under Ebay,RJ Horner

Up for auction is this well-carved throne or X-chair with figural lions on the armrests. The back of the chair is especially well carved with either a man-of-the-mountain or Zeus face prominently displayed. The two handles on the chair back are also carved lion figures with open mouths and fangs.

Bidding starts at $200 and expected range is $400 to $600.  More at the listing.

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Feb 12 2008

R. J. Horner Hall Chair

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While this isn’t one of R.J. Horner’s best work, I wanted to capture the image due to the fact that this is a labeled piece that I have not seen before. R. J. Horner was at the location in N.Y. shown on the label from as early as 1886. Bidding starts at $150 and expected range is $300 to $600. Bidding ends on the 15th of February.

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Jun 09 2007

R.J. Horner Carved Griffin Parlor Set

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Brand new imported Baranzelli/Scalamandre silk damask from Italy on this powerful R.J. Horner (attributed) parlor set with carved griffins and outstretched wings. There is a lion mask on each of the seatbacks as well as paw/claw feet. Currently bid up to $4,100 with 8 days to go, I’m sure it will climb much higher. More detail on this set can be seen here.

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