A GEORGE II MAHOGANY LIBRARY ARMCHAIR IN THE MANNER OF WRIGHT AND ELWICK, CIRCA 1755
A GEORGE II MAHOGANY LIBRARY ARMCHAIR IN THE MANNER OF WRIGHT AND ELWICK, CIRCA 1755
A GEORGE II MAHOGANY LIBRARY ARMCHAIR IN THE MANNER OF WRIGHT AND ELWICK, CIRCA 1755
A GEORGE II MAHOGANY LIBRARY ARMCHAIR IN THE MANNER OF WRIGHT AND ELWICK, CIRCA 1755
A GEORGE II MAHOGANY LIBRARY ARMCHAIR IN THE MANNER OF WRIGHT AND ELWICK, CIRCA 1755
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Property from a Private Connecticut Collection

A GEORGE II MAHOGANY LIBRARY ARMCHAIR IN THE MANNER OF WRIGHT AND ELWICK, CIRCA 1755

Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 USD

Property from a Private Connecticut Collection

A GEORGE II MAHOGANY LIBRARY ARMCHAIR IN THE MANNER OF WRIGHT AND ELWICK, CIRCA 1755

Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 USD

Lot Sold:8,750USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private Connecticut Collection 

A GEORGE II MAHOGANY LIBRARY ARMCHAIR IN THE MANNER OF WRIGHT AND ELWICK, CIRCA 1755


seat rails with later backing, back rails not examined under upholstery 

height 41 in.; width 31 in.; depth 31 in.

104 cm; 78.75 cm



Condition Report

Scattered marks, rubbing, and very minor losses to carving. Old repairs to arm rests and front seat rail. Inner inside front and back rails replaced with two later brackets. Some fading on sides. Minor discoloration and marks to velvet upholstery, Comes with needlework cushion. Back rails not examined under upholstery.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

The design of the carving is similar to that found on armchairs supplied in the 1750s by the Wakefield firm of Wright & Elwick to the 2nd Marquess of Rockingham at Wentworth Woodhouse, Yorkshire and the 5th Duke of Bolton at Hackwood Park, Hampshire.

STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics
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