23 April 2009
A REGENCY MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIR
ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE BULLOCK, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
The curved tablet top-rail above reeded supports and padded seat covered in tan leather, on turned tapering front legs and octagonal tapering back legs
32 in. (81.5 cm.) high; 20½ in. (52 cm.) wide; 18½ in. (47 cm.) deep
Possibly Sir Thomas Moncrieffe, Bt., Moncrieffe House, Perthshire.
Bought from H. Blairman & Sons.
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The design for this chair is comparable to one for a pair of chairs preserved in the Wilkinson Tracings (p.22).
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