6 July 2000,
Price realised GBP 47,000
GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
A PAIR OF GEORGE III GILTWOOD WINDOW SEATS
In the Manner of Mayhew and Ince
Each covered in close-nailed floral patterned gros point floral needlework with upscrolled channelled sides terminating in patterae within a serpentine fluted frieze centred by an oval pattera, on pattera-headed turned tapering fluted legs and toupie feet, the underside of one with label inscribed 'J B(?) J Angerstein Brandon Hall', regilt
26½ in. (67 cm.) high; 38½ in. (98 cm.) wide; 15½ in. (39.5 cm.) deep (2)
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Probably J. J. Angerstein (b. 1835), Weeting Hall, Brandon, Norfolk.
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