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Paul Saunders: A George III Mahogany Armchair
England, circa 1760

A fine George III Chippendale period mahogany library or Gainsborough chair in the manner of Paul Saunders. With serpentine upholstered back, arms and seat; the mahogany arm supports and square chamfered legs of good colour throughout and with finely carved mahogany detailed rope twist, C-scrolls and foliage.

A pair of chairs of this model was sold at Sotheby's London, 8 March 1985, Lot 96 [hammer price £22,000].

Height 38.50inch (97.79 cm)
Width 27.00inch (68.58 cm)
Depth 28.50inch (72.39 cm)

Reference - FB.7