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    Sale 7439

    Important English Furniture

    22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 612

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BERGERE

    BY WILLIAM GOMM, 1764

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BERGERE
    BY WILLIAM GOMM, 1764
    The rounded rectangular padded back and seat covered in green and red striped fabric, on moulded square legs carved with foliage joined by stretchers
    40¼ in. (102 cm.) high; 29½ in. (75 cm.) wide; 28¼ in. (72 cm.) deep


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    The top part of the legs of this bergere have identical carving to those of the Pembroke table (lot 611), and must have formed part of the same suite. The Pembroke table was probably that supplied by William Gomm on 24 June 1764 and invoiced as '4 28 Inch Pembroke Tables with Boards for the Roms No. 2. 3. 11 & 12 @ 45/- - £9 - -'. Both carved sections on the bergere and table are applied panels cut into the solid mahogany leg.

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    Provenance

    Supplied to Edward Leigh (1742-1786), 5th Baron Leigh of Stoneleigh, Stoneleigh Abbey, Kenilworth, Warwickshire and by descent at Stoneleigh


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE STONELEIGH CHATTELS SETTLEMENT
    (LOTS 611-615)