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A PAIR OF MAHOGANY BERGERES
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A PAIR OF MAHOGANY BERGERES

ONE REGENCY CIRCA 1820, THE OTHER LATE 20TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF MAHOGANY BERGERES
ONE REGENCY CIRCA 1820, THE OTHER LATE 20TH CENTURY
Each with rectangular padded back, seat and arms covered in beige chenille, with reeded half-column arm supports, on turned tapering reeded legs with brass caps and castors, the early 19th century bergere with elm rails
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Lot Essay

The reed-enriched bergeres, with Grecian 'cippus' arms, relate to a 'Library Fauteuil' pattern in George Smith's, Collection of Designs for Household Furniture and Interior Decoration, 1808, pl. 48; and to a Grecian 'library chair' pattern in R. Ackermann's, Repository of the Arts, London, 1810.
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