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    Sale 1993

    Important English Furniture

    25 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 114

    A SET OF TWELVE MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS

    EIGHT CHAIRS GEORGE III CIRCA 1790, FOUR SIDE CHAIRS OF A LATER DATE

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF TWELVE MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS
    EIGHT CHAIRS GEORGE III CIRCA 1790, FOUR SIDE CHAIRS OF A LATER DATE
    Comprising two open armchairs and ten side chairs, each with a shield- form back with three fluted tapering stiles issuing from a partial flower, the center stile issues three feathers, with a green and cream silk seat cover patterned with fruiting and flowering bowls, on reeded, tapering legs, slight variations in size, the armchairs the same scale as the side chairs and the arms apparently original (12)


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    Provenance

    Bought from Michael Foster, London in 1989 (the eight Georgian chairs).


    Pre-Lot Text

    The Property of a Private Collector
    (LOTS 110-121)