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    Sale 5409

    The Sunday Sale - Property of Mrs. Gwen Pethick; Property of a Gentleman and Property of a Gentleman removed from Seisdon Hall, South Staffordshire.

    16 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 49

    A SET OF TWELVE MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS

    TWO GEORGE IV CIRCA 1820, THE OTHERS OF A LATER DATE

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF TWELVE MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS
    TWO GEORGE IV CIRCA 1820, THE OTHERS OF A LATER DATE
    The two early chairs upholstered in a different fabric, all chairs with scroll top rail and lotus leaf on turned tapering legs (12)


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    The French-fashioned dining chairs have palm-flowered Grecian pediments in the antique fashion popularised by R . Ackermanns, The Repository of Arts, 1828; while their pattern of palm-wrapped columnar leg relates to those of a Grecian-scrolled chair in J.C.Loudon's, The Encyclopaedia of Cottage, Farm and Villa Architecture and Furniture, 1833 (no. 1895).

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage