21 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 1,188
A LATE GEORGE III ASH 'LIVERPOOL' CHILD'S HIGH-CHAIR
EARLY 19TH CENTURY, CHESHIRE OR LANCASHIRE
With spindle-back and fan motif to toprail, straw seat and original beech foot-rest
36 in. (92 cm.) high; seat 20 in. (51 cm.) high, 16½ in. (42 cm.) wide, 11½ in. (29 cm.) deep
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The Gillows Catalogue of 1801 includes a drawing of a spindle-back chair with the toprail shell motif and refers to it as a 'Liverpool' chair, suggesting this was an established design of Liverpool chairmakers.
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