A pair of George III mahogany Gainsborough armchairs
Lot 534
A pair of George III style mahogany Gainsborough armchairs
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,151) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A pair of George III style mahogany Gainsborough armchairs
each with close-nailed floral decorated silk upholstery, the shaped back joined by curved arm supports with downswept acanthus clasped terminals, above a shaped and scrolled seat frame, on acanthus carved cabriole legs headed with opposing C-scrolls, terminating in scroll feet, restorations, alterations, 70cm wide, (2)

Footnotes

  • The present armchairs are based on a design by Thomas Chippendale for a suite of seat furniture supplied to the 5th Earl of Dumfries for Dumfries House, Scotland
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  1. Charlie Thomas
    Specialist - Period Design
    Bonhams
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    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 207 468 8358
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