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A pair of George II carved mahogany 'child's' chairs, circa 1750

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

A pair of George II carved mahogany 'child's' chairs, circa 1750

A pair of George II carved mahogany 'child's' chairs, circa 1750

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

Lot sold:

3,780

GBP

A pair of George II carved mahogany 'child's' chairs, circa 1750


with 18th century needlework covered drop-in seat, each applied with stamped platic inventory labels BM 295 and BM 296 

16.5cm. high, 33cm. wide; 6 1/2 in., 1ft. 1in.

In good restored condition and ready to place. Carving is nicely executed. The surface with minor chips and losses to polish and raised carved detail consistent with age and use. Front left leg proper of one with repaired break and patch repair. Re-blocking to corners of rails and carved ears, some of which have been re-fixed and one with small loss to scroll. Needlework work of drop in seats in good order.


Height: 92.5 cm; 36 ½ in

Height of seat: 41 cm; 16 ¼ in

Width: 52 cm; 20 ½ in.

Depth: 51 cm; 20 in.


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This highly unusual pair of chairs, with their squat legs and disproportionally elongated back rests, were surely conceived as child’s chairs and are possibly en suite with a set of six normal scale side chairs of the same design illustrated M. Harris & Sons, Catalogue and Index of Old Furniture and Works of Decorative Art, Part II 1730-1780, circa 1925, p. 280.