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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 52

    A SET OF ELEVEN GEORGE III MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS

    CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF ELEVEN GEORGE III MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS
    CIRCA 1790
    Comprising nine side chairs and a pair of armchairs, each with a shield-shaped back with Prince-of-Wales feathers, above a seat covered in patterned silk, each chair stamped 'AP' to the underside of the back seat-rail, three chairs with red chalk '1' numbering
    37 in. (94 cm.) high (11)


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    Provenance

    Bought from John Keil, Ltd., 154 Brompton Road, London, 1 December 1976 by the father of the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY