8 April 2004
A SET OF THREE GEORGE II WALNUT SIDE CHAIRS
Each with a rosette and foliate-carved toprail with boldly scrolled ears, a pierced splat and upholstered seat in rose coloured damask on hipped acanthus-carved cabriole legs with claw-and-ball feet, one chair with exhibition label from The League/Antiques Exhibition/SHERRY'S NEW YORK/March 14-24/Under Auspices of Art/Antique Dealers Association of America/J.P. MONTLLOR/Secretary 1944, ref.407; the other two chairs with Harrisburg, Pennsylvania label, Department of Labor & Industry labels (3)
with Arthur S. Vernay, Inc., New York.
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New York, Sherry's, The League Antiques Exhibition, 15-24 March 1944, ref.407 (according to the label).
A mahogany armchair and side chair of this model are illustrated in H. Cescinsky, English Furniture of the Eighteenth Century, vol.II, p.89, figs.86-87.
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