6 April 2000
A SET OF FOUR REGENCY MAHOGANY HALL CHAIRS
Each with waisted curule-back with patera to the sides and centred by a crest inscribed 'MEA - GLORIA - FIDIS', above a seat, on reeded sabre legs, the underside of each chair inscized '6184', refreshments to the decoration (4)
Probably Sir William Watson, 25 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin.
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