27 January 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,062
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
A PAIR OF MAHOGANY UPHOLSTERED OPEN-ARM CHAIRS
OF GEORGE III STYLE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
The red leather button-down backs, seats and padded arms on cabriole legs, each with engraved plaque (2)
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The plaque reads; This chair is an exact reproduction of that used day to day by Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1783) at the Anchor Brewery of Barclay and Perkins..
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