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    Sale 7439

    Important English Furniture

    22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 613

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS

    BY WILLIAM GOMM, 1764

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS
    BY WILLIAM GOMM, 1764
    Each with padded rectangular back and seat with serpentine toprail, on square legs joined by stretchers, one seat-rail inscribed 'Bailey'
    39 in. (99 cm.) high; 22 in. (56.5 cm.) wide; 26 = in. (67.5 cm.) deep (2)


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    This pair of upholstered chairs can be associated with an invoice from Gomm, dated 23 February 1764 and described as, '10 Mahogy Stuff Back & Seat Chairframes for Bordering. For the Chapell @ 12 - -- £6 8 do -- £4 16 2 Stuff Back & Seat Arm Chairs do @ 20 - -- £2'
    The ten chairs in the chapel were sold by Lord Leigh, in these Rooms, 15 October 1981, lot 98. This pair are presumably part of the '8 ditto' which cost £4 16.

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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)