A pair of George III mahogany 'Gainsborough' armchairs
Lot 517
A pair of George III mahogany 'Gainsborough' armchairs
£15,000 - 20,000
US$ 25,000 - 33,000
withdrawn
Auction Details
A pair of George III mahogany 'Gainsborough' armchairs
Lot Details
A pair of George III mahogany 'Gainsborough' armchairs
each with a rectangular leather upholstered back and seat, the outcurved and scrolled arm supports and terminals with blind fretwork carving, on chamferred square section and blind fretwork carved front legs with conforming splayed back legs, terminating in castors, with later spandrels, 80cm wide, (2)

Footnotes

  • A pair of George III 'Gainsborough' armchairs, of almost identical design to the above lot, sold on behalf of the late Sir Charles Clore, Christie's London, 20 November 1986, lot 183.

    Other closely related blind fretwork carved chairs, include a pair of library armchairs in the manner of William Masters, sold Christie's London "500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe", 27 May 2010 (£25,000), lot 43, and a pair of side chairs which formed part of a set of over fifty chairs supplied to John Murray (d.1764), 2nd Duke of Atholl, for Blair Castle by William Masters of Piccadilly, sold in the same rooms 14 June, 2001, lot 109.

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