London, South Kensington
21 May 2009
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SERPENTINE WINDOW SEAT
CIRCA 1770, IN THE MANNER OF THOMAS CHIPPENDALE
With chanelled frame, the outswept arms and bowed seat covered in close-nailed buttoned green watered silk, on cabriole legs and raised scroll feet, with printed paper label 'H. GILLINGHAM SOUTH KENSINGTON'
49 in. (124.5 cm.) wide
Bought from H Gillingham, South Kensington.
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