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A GEORGE III GILTWOOD WINDOW SEAT
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A GEORGE III GILTWOOD WINDOW SEAT

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A GEORGE III GILTWOOD WINDOW SEAT
Of bowfronted rectangular form with scrolled padded arms and seat covered in yellow velvet above a fluted seatrail on the front and sides, on turned tapering fluted legs, traces of green decoration
26½ in. (67 cm.) high; 52 in. (132 cm.) wide; 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) deep
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis

Lot Essay

A set of three related green-painted window seats, with antique-fluted rails and scrolled ends carved with ribbon-guilloche, was supplied around 1770 for Harewood House, Yorkshire by Thomas Chippendale (d. 1779) (C. Gilbert, The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale, vol. II, London, 1978, fig. 393).
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