16 September 2004
A PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY OPEN ARMCHAIRS
POSSIBLY BY GILLOWS, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Each with a back-scrolled padded back, armrests and seat covered in red and green striped cut-velvet, with reeded frame, on turned reeded legs (2)
Probably Sir John Gladstone (d.1851) (father of the Prime Minister), Fasque, Kincardineshire, and by descent to Mr and Mrs Charles Gladstone, Fasque, Kincardineshire, sold Bonhams house sale, 27 September 1997, lot 64.
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Fasque, between Dundee and Aberdeen, was built in 1809 and bought by Sir John Gladstone, father of the four-times Prime Minister, in 1829.
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