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    Sale 5971

    An English Look - Robert Kime, Piers von Westenholz, David Bedale and James Graham-Stewart

    8 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 167

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III GRAINED AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED SIDE CHAIRS

    CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III GRAINED AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED SIDE CHAIRS
    CIRCA 1800
    The tablets with vignettes of the sporting youths of antiquity, above a caned seat on X-frame front legs, decoration refreshed (2)


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    The cornucopiae frame design is in a manner illustrated in George Smith's, Collection of Designs for Household Furniture and Interior Decoration, 1808 (pl.53). Related chairs of this form have been attributed to the celebrated court chair-maker John Gee (retired 1823).

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