8 July 1998,
Price realised GBP 16,100
GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
A PAIR OF GEORGE IV MAHOGANY HALL BENCHES
Each with shaped rectangular panelled back with back-scrolled toprail, the turned arms on channelled lyre-shaped supports, with a solid rectangular seat with moulded edge, on ring-turned tapering legs, restored breaks to the uprights of the back, different widths
The shorter: 84 in. (213.5 cm.) wide.
The longer: 96 in. (244 cm.) wide (2)
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William, 4th Earl Fitzwilliam (d. 1833) and by descent.
These benches were not acquired by the 4th Earl Fitzwilliam but at a later date.
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