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A PAIR OF GEORGE III GILTWOOD CANED OPEN ARMCHAIRS
A PAIR OF GEORGE III GILTWOOD CANED OPEN ARMCHAIRS
A PAIR OF GEORGE III GILTWOOD CANED OPEN ARMCHAIRS
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A PAIR OF GEORGE III GILTWOOD CANED OPEN ARMCHAIRS

CIRCA 1775, IN THE MANNER OF FRANCOIS HERVE

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A PAIR OF GEORGE III GILTWOOD CANED OPEN ARMCHAIRS
CIRCA 1775, IN THE MANNER OF FRANCOIS HERVE
Each beaded and channel frame and acanthus-clasped scrolled arms, on turned tapering fluted legs, each with button-tufted blue striped-silk squab cushion, one with partial printed label '?ng-Room'
Each 36 in. (91 cm.) high; 24 in. (61 cm.) wide; 24 in. (61 cm.) deep
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Francois Hervé (fl. 1781-96) supplied considerable amounts of furniture, to the Prince of Wales (later King George IV), specifically for the Chinese Drawing Room at Carlton House, as well as suites of upholstered and caned seat-furniture to the 5th Duke of Devonshire at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire and unspecified work to the 5th Duke of Bedford at Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire as well as, on the orders of Holland and Daguerre a suite of seat furniture for George John, 2nd Earl Spencer for the Countess Spencer's Dressing Room at Althorp.

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