A pair of George III carved mahogany open armchairs in the manner of John Linnell
Lot 52
A pair of George III carved mahogany open armchairs in the manner of John Linnell
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 9,532) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pair of George III carved mahogany open armchairs
in the manner of John Linnell
Upholstered in bronze, gold and silver coloured silk, the cartouche shaped moulded padded back carved with husk chains above padded arms with leaf clasped ball arm terminals with downswept arm supports, curved padded seats and husk paterae carved seatrails on fluted leaf carved tapering legs and spool feet. (2)

Footnotes

  • The spherical motifs held by leafy clasps at the end of the arms here, repeatedly feature in seat furniture associated with the workshop of John Linnell (see H. Hayward and P. Kirkham, William and John Linnell, New York, 1980, figs. 69 and 72).
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