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A GEORGE II GILT GESSO CHAIR

england , circa 1735

A very fine and rare George II gilt gesso side chair, with rounded seat and arched back upholstered in velvet, standing on exceptional cabriole legs carved with scrolled acanthus and beaded detailing, on pad feet.

Stock number

I04.37
Height: 35⁷/₈ in (91 cm)
Width: 21⁵/₈ in (55 cm)
Depth: 16⁷/₈ in (43 cm)
An identical pair of chairs, one period and one a modern copy, sold Christie’s New York, The Collection of Carroll Petrie, 31 March 2016, lot 1115 ($32,500).
 
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