27 October 2015
A GEORGE II WALNUT ARMCHAIR
IN THE MANNER OF GILES GRENDEY, CIRCA 1730
With scalloped crest above foliate-carved pierced splat and outscrolled arms, the drop-in seat covered in red silk damask, on foliate-carved cabriole legs
With Tiffany Studios, New York.
Rogers Fund, 1908.
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L. V. Lockwood, A Collection of English furniture of the XVII and XVIII Centuries, 1907, p. 63.
L. V. Lockwood, Colonial Furniture in America, vol. I, New York, 1913, p. 60.
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