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    Sale 7700

    Important English Furniture and Clocks

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 38

    A SET OF TWELVE MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS

    SEVEN CHAIRS GEORGE III, INCLUDING ONE ARMCHAIR, FIVE CHAIRS OF LATER DATE

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF TWELVE MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS
    SEVEN CHAIRS GEORGE III, INCLUDING ONE ARMCHAIR, FIVE CHAIRS OF LATER DATE
    Comprising two armchairs and ten side chairs, each chair with rectangular canted back pierced with vertical foliate bar splats, above a padded seat covered in dusky pink striped horsehair, on square tapered legs joined by stretchers, one chair marked 'II', another chair marked 'VII', partially rerailed, one armchair and four side chairs of later date, the eighteenth century chairs pegged
    Side chair: 34½ in. (87.5 cm.) high; 20 in. (51 cm.) wide; 19 in. (48 cm.) deep
    Armchair: 34¼ in. (87 cm.) high; 22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) wide; 19½ in. (49.5 cm.) deep (12)


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    Provenance

    Mrs Ralph Merton, thence by descent to the present owners.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF TWO COLLECTORS
    (LOTS 38-39)