22 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,500
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIR
CIRCA 1760, IN THE MANNER OF THOMAS CHIPPENDALE
The back with Chinese paling above a Castle Cary horsehair fabric seat; together with a pair of mahogany side chairs of George III style, 19th century, each with a Castle Cary horsehair fabric seat (3)
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These 'china railed' chairs feature in patterns for bedroom apartment chairs in Thomas Chippendale's, Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director, 1754 (pl. 27).
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