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    Sale 12247

    The English Collector: English Furniture, Clocks and Portrait Miniatures

    17 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 22

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III POLYCHROME PAINTED ARMCHAIRS

    POSSIBLY BY GILLOWS, CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III POLYCHROME PAINTED ARMCHAIRS
    POSSIBLY BY GILLOWS, CIRCA 1780
    Each with a shield-shaped padded back and part-padded arms above a serpentine seat and square tapering legs, upholstered in apple green silk, two with indistinct pencil inscription 'Red Striped Silk / Present...', the decoration largely original
    36 in. (91.5 cm.) high; 24 ½ in. (62 cm.) wide; 24 ¾ in. (63 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    5O YEARS OF CONNOISSEURSHIP - PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOTS 20-24)