28 November 2002
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A PAIR OF GEORGE II MAHOGANY OPEN ARMCHAIRS
Each with a rounded rectangular drop-in padded back and seat covered in gros and petit point needlework of flowers on a cream ground, with a strapwork border on a yellow ground, with outscrolled arms, on cabriole legs and pad feet, replacements to the ears, the petit point element of the needlework mid-18th Century and reworked, the gros point elements 19th early 20th Century and restored (2)
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A pair of related chairs, with floral tapestry backs and seats, was sold by H. J. Joel, Esq., Childwick Bury, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, Christie's house sale, 15 May 1978, lot 107.
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