A pair of George III carved mahogany open armchairs attributed to Gillows, in the Hepplewhite taste
Lot 121
A pair of George III carved mahogany open armchairs attributed to Gillows, in the Hepplewhite taste
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A pair of George III carved mahogany open armchairs
attributed to Gillows, in the Hepplewhite taste
The shield shaped carved backs above downswept moulded arms and stiff leaf carved arm supports with yellow silk damask serpentine padded seats on reeded square tapering legs headed by paterae, on block feet.(2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Charles Lumb & Sons, Harrogate, 1969

    A related chair attributed to Gillows, formerly with Charles Lumb & Sons, Harrogate is illustrated in S.Stuart, Gillows of Lancaster and London, Suffolk, 2008, p.165, pl.124. A five splat chair with a camel back stay rail made for 'Mrs Chadwick' in December 1785 and illustrated in the Gillows Estimate Sketch Books for January 1786 is also illustrated in S.Stuart, ibid., p.165, p.123.
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