Lot 181
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A PAIR OF GEORGE II CARVED WALNUT LIBRARY OPEN ARMCHAIRS, MID-18TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF WILLIAM BRADSHAW

Estimate
120,000 - 180,000 GBP
Sold
150,000 GBP
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Description

covered in associated late 18th century French floral needlework, worked in wool and silk, and the further associated needlework on the arms worked in thicker wool, the downswept arms with acanthus scrolled terminals and rockwork, above a shaped apron carved with scrolling acanthus, C-scrolls and centred with foliate-carved scallop shells, on cabriole legs headed with cabochon on acanthus scroll feet with partially concealed leather castors
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