Property from the Estate of John Bedford
A PAIR OF GEORGE I WALNUT SIDE CHAIRS, CIRCA 1720
the top rail with shaped veneer, each with a drop-in upholstered seat, one branded 'GR' to back legs
Wonderful colour and form. Filler. Chips, marks and scratches. Re-glued veneer and some separations. Minor remedial repairs to joins. Later upholstered drop in seats over contemporary beech rails. Evidence of worm no longer active.
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