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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 137

    A GEORGE III GREY-PAINTED MIRROR

    CIRCA 1770-1810, ATTRIBUTED TO EITHER THOMAS CHIPPENDALE OR THOMAS CHIPPENDALE THE YOUNGER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III GREY-PAINTED MIRROR
    CIRCA 1770-1810, ATTRIBUTED TO EITHER THOMAS CHIPPENDALE OR THOMAS CHIPPENDALE THE YOUNGER
    With a later plate, in a foliate carved frame, adapted from architectural joinery, redecorated and rebacked
    68¼ in. (173 cm.) high; 41¾ in. (106 cm.) wide


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    Furniture for the state rooms at Harewood House, Yorkshire was supplied by both Thomas Chippendale and Thomas Chippendale they younger between 1770 and 1810. Both father and son produced a large quantity of carved picture frames and architectural joinery for Harewood. During the reconstruction of Harewood by Sir Charles Barry from 1843 to 1850 many of the architectural carvings were removed and later sold at Christie's London, 3 October 1988.

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    Provenance

    The Earls of Harewood, Harewood House, Yorkshire.
    Sold by the present Earl of Harewood, Christie's London, 3 October 1988, as part of lot 108.