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    Sale 2042

    Important English Furniture

    17 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 89

    A SET OF EIGHTEEN LATE VICTORIAN WALNUT AND BURR-WALNUT DINING-CHAIRS

    BY GILLOWS, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF EIGHTEEN LATE VICTORIAN WALNUT AND BURR-WALNUT DINING-CHAIRS
    BY GILLOWS, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising two armchairs and sixteen side chairs, numbered stamps to seatrails (18)


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    This set of chairs was made by the celebrated Lancaster and London firm of Gillows. Founded around 1730 by Robert Gillow, they continued to trade, merging with Waring in 1899 and thereafter continuing as Waring & Gillows until 1932.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property formerly from the Estate of Henry Luce III