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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 29

    A SET OF FOUR WALNUT AND BURR WALNUT ARMCHAIRS

    OF GEORGE II STYLE, LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY, ATTRIBUTABLE TO WARING & GILLOW

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    A SET OF FOUR WALNUT AND BURR WALNUT ARMCHAIRS
    OF GEORGE II STYLE, LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY, ATTRIBUTABLE TO WARING & GILLOW
    Each with a shaped and moulded back, shepherd's crook arms and an oval padded drop-in seat on foliate shell and C-scroll carved cabriole legs with claw and ball feet, two stamped '514' and two stamped '1827' (4)


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    The pattern for these chairs was published in Gillows Estimate Sketch Book, dated 1827.
    Waring and Gillow Ltd continued to source designs from Gillows earlier sketch books as noted by Susan Stuart, A Survey of marks, labels, and stamps used on Gillow and Waring & Gillow furniture 1770 - 1960, Regional Furniture, 1998, vol XXI.
    However the fact that two chairs bear the stamp 1827 may be mere coincidence.

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