22 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 16,100
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000
A PAIR OF IRISH GEORGE II MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS
Each with a scrolled toprail above a pierced vertical splat, the drop-in seat covered in associated 18th century needlework, on cabriole legs headed by scrolled foliage issuing husks, on trifid feet
38¼ in. (97.5 cm.) high; 24½ in. (62 cm.) wide; 22½ in. (57 cm.) deep (2)
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An Irish George III mahogany double-chairback settee, possibly originally en suite with these chairs, was sold anonymously, Christie's, London, 20 September 2001, lot 24.
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