Holbein carpet upholstered chair

Consul Otto Bernheimer's famous Italian Renaissance-style armchair, which is upholstered with parts of a 16th century small pattern Holbein carpet, sold on November 24th 2015 at Sotheby's London for £100,000. These western Anatolian carpets are known as Holbein carpets due to their appearance in many of the painting by Hans Holbein the Younger, who was the King's painter to King Henry VIII from 1535.
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