4 October 2001
A REGENCY MAHOGANY THRONE CHAIR
The rectangular padded back, armrests and seat covered in blue and gold damask, the rectangular Greek-key toprail with a pair of high relief lions, above reeded stiles continuing into rectangular armrests on turned baluster supports, above a panelled apron, on turned tapering reeded legs headed by fluted rectangular panels, brass caps and castors
52 in. (132 cm.) high; 32 in. (81.5 cm.) wide; 24½ in. (62 cm.) total depth of seat
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The reed-enriched magisterial seat, with Grecian klismos rail embellished with a ribbon fret guarded by British lions, is designed in the French antique fashion popularised by Thomas Sheraton's Cabinet Dictionary, 1803.
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