A George III Mahogany Library Armchair

england , circa 1765

A very fine George III Chippendale period carved mahogany armchair of exceptional quality. The rectangular back, serpentine-fronted seat, and armrests upholstered in superb gros-point needlework with blooming flowers and foliage on an ivory background, the seat frames, legs and arms all with superb crisply carved detail, the mahogany of excellent colour throughout. Standing on elegant carved cabriole legs with scroll toes to the front, the splayed back legs also carved.


With Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd., New Bond Street, London
Private Collection, UK

Stock number

Height: 38.98 in (99 cm)
Width: 26.18 in (66.5 cm)
Depth: 29.53 in (75 cm)
99 x 66.5 x 75 cm (39 x 26¹/₈ inches)
Mallett, Antique Furniture, 2002, p. 38
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