London, South Kensington
8 July 2009
A SET OF SIX GEORGE IV MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS
CIRCA 1830, THE DESIGN ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS KING
With a scroll carved toprail, on acanthus headed legs with porcelain castors, indistinct pencil inscriptions to the rails (6)
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These chairs are similar to a design published by Thomas King in his The Modern Style of Cabinet Work Exemplified, 1829.
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