A George III Irish carved mahogany library open armchair
Lot 124
A George III carved mahogany library Gainsborough armchair
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,470) inc. premium

Lot Details
A George III carved mahogany library Gainsborough armchair
possibly Irish, the rectangular back, serpentine padded arms and scroll arm terminals, on downswept blind fret carved arm supports, on a rectangular padded seat with blind fret carved square chamfered legs, joined by a pierced fret 'H' stretcher, the stretchers possibly later

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park, Dublin and thence by family descent.

    A very similar set of six George III mahogany library armchairs with provenance from The Earl of Iveagh, sold Christie's, Elveden Hall, 24 May 1984, lot 627
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