London, South Kensington
7 July 2000
A pair of carved mahogany shield-back dining chairs, 19th century
In the Georgian style, each shield-shaped back with pierced foliate splats with urn and neo classical ornament, having stuff-over seats, on cabriole legs with cabochon and foliate carved knees, terminating in claw and ball feet (2)
Sir Julius Wernher, 1st Bt. (1850-1912), Bath House, London, and Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire, by whom bequeathed, through his widow
Alice, Lady Wernher, subsequently Lady Ludlow (1862-1945), to their son
Sir Harold Wernher, 3rd Bt., G.C.V.O. (1893-1973), Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire, in the English Room, and by descent.
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