Lot 1564
  • 1564

A set of three George III mahogany chairs circa 1780 and a George III mahogany chair

Estimate
500 - 800 GBP
Sold
1,800 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

in Sheraton style, the gadrooned oval backs with fan and wheel splats over stuffed seats on fluted turned tapering legs (3) and a George III mahogany chair

Provenance

These are possibly the chairs referred to in the inventory of the contents of Broke Hall, Suffolk, dated January 1914, by Garrod, Turner & Son and listed in the drawing room as ` Three Sheraton oval back mahogany chairs in red velvet', p.8.

Catalogue Note

An identical chair to the set of three offered here is in the collection of the Victorian and Albert Museum, London and can be seen illustrated in Maurice Tomlin, Catalogue of  Adam Period Furniture, Victoria and Albert Museum, p. 135, pl. P/12.

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