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A SET OF FOURTEEN SCOTTISH REGENCY MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS

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A SET OF FOURTEEN SCOTTISH REGENCY MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS
INCLUDING TWO ARMCHAIRS

The moulded toprails, above fluted U-shaped splats, the drop-in seats on sabre supports, one dining chair of a later date (14)

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The chairs with Grecian tablet rails and scrolled legs, have reed-draped backs that derive from a pattern published in Thomas Sheraton's Encyclopedia, 1804 pl.1. A suite of squab-cushioned drawing-room chairs of this pattern, but with additional carving on the sides was sold Christie's King Street, 11 April 1971, lot 38.

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