21 October 1999
A GEORGE II MAHOGANY LIBRARY ARMCHAIR
En suite with the previous lot, the arched padded back and seat upholstered in chinoiserie pattern silk with leopard printed ribbon, the shell-carved arm terminals above incurved acanthus-carved arm supports, the seatrail carved with a central ruffled shell flanked by issuing foliage with a diaperwork panel on hipped cabriole legs headed by scalloped shells and ending in scrolled feet issuing acanthus with incised-molded borders
Mr. & Mrs. Franklin N. Groves, sold in these Rooms, 22 October 1988, lot 104 ($24,200).
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