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A set of six George IV carved mahogany hall chairs, circa 1822, in the manner of Gillows

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

Property of a Lady

A set of six George IV carved mahogany hall chairs, circa 1822, in the manner of Gillows

A set of six George IV carved mahogany hall chairs, circa 1822, in the manner of Gillows

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

Lot sold:

5,670

GBP

Property of a Lady

A set of six George IV carved mahogany hall chairs

circa 1822, in the manner of Gillows


the shaped back carved with shell and foliate motifs with scrolled borders and painted with the arms of Ellis quartering Agar [sic] impaling Howard for George James Welbore Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover, the boarded seats on faceted tapering legs with lotus carved collars

A wonderful set of hall chairs in overall good conserved condition. Variations to colour and minor chips to carved detail. Secured split to backrest of one. Painted coat of arms with craquelure and minor losses to some chairs. Seats with typical dents, scuffs and scratches commensurate with age and use. Two seats with small brass inset apertures/fixing points towards front of seats. With six later squab cushions which are quite tired. A great model, crisply carved. Dims: 94.5cm. high, 44cm. wide, 38cm. deep, 44.5cm. (height of seat).


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Probably supplied to George James Welbore Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover (1797–1833) shortly after his marriage to Lady Georgiana Howard (1804–1860) in 1822 (see figs. 1 & 2).