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    Sale 7727

    Important English Furniture and Clocks

    4 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 142

    A SET OF TWELVE GEORGE III MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS

    THE CRAFTSMAN JAMES DYER, CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF TWELVE GEORGE III MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS
    THE CRAFTSMAN JAMES DYER, CIRCA 1800
    Comprising two armchairs and ten side chairs, each with fluted tablet toprail above a pierced splat and padded seat covered in cerise velvet, on turned tapering fluted legs, some with black plastic Norman Adams labels, one armchair converted from a side chair and with later arms, four stamped 'RR', two stamped 'PU', three inscribed in chalk 'RW', four inscribed 'P', three inscribed in ink 'J. Dyer'
    One armchair: 34 in. (86.5 cm.) high; 21 in. (53.5 cm.) wide; 18 in. (45.5 cm.) deep
    Side chairs: 33½ in. (85 cm.) high; 20½ in. (52 cm.) wide; 17¼ in. (44 cm.) deep (12)


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    Provenance

    Bought from Norman Adams.


    Saleroom Notice

    The Banner Street upholsterer James Dyer is listed in Holden's 1811 London Directory (information kindly supplied by John Bedford).


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN