London, South Kensington
24 November 1999
A pair of carved walnut high-back dining or side chairs
In the manner of Daniel Marot, each with balloon-shaped back with scroll cresting and pierced vase splat, with scrolled arabesque and strap-work ornament, on cabriole legs with hoof feet joined by undulating and arched H-stretchers (2)
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The backs are similar to a chair in the Victoria and Albert Museum and Hampton Court Palace supplied by Richard Roberts chair maker to George I in 1717, described on the receipt as 'India backs'
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