25 April 2008
A PAIR OF GEORGE III WHITE-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT ARMCHAIRS
POSSIBLY BY THOMAS CHIPPENDALE THE YOUNGER, CIRCA 1785
En suite with the previous lot (2)
Supplied to Sir Thomas Beauchamp Proctor, Bt., Langley Hall (now Park), Norfolk.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 9 July 1992, lot 70 (as a set of four).
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