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A PAIR OF CHIPPENDALE PERIOD LIBRARY CHAIRS

circa 1765

A very fine pair of George III Chippendale period mahogany Gainsborough or library armchairs, with upholstered stuffover seats, backs and arms, supported at the front by well shaped, boldly carved cabriole legs with ball and claw feet, shaped at the top and carved on the knees with acanthus flanked by foliate scrolled brackets, the back legs outswept, all with inset brass castors. The swept, moulded arm supports of reversed scroll form with carved beading at the base and scrolls at the top.

The mahogany with wonderful rich colour and patination.

Provenance

Charles Lumb & Sons Ltd., Harrogate, 1991

Stock number

AD.178
Height: 38¹/₄ in (97 cm)
Width: 28³/₄ in (73 cm)
Depth: 30³/₄ in (78 cm)
A very fine pair of George III Chippendale period mahogany Gainsborough or library armchairs, with upholstered stuffover seats, backs and arms, supported at the front by well shaped, boldly carved cabriole legs with ball and claw feet, shaped at the top and carved on the knees with acanthus flanked by foliate scrolled brackets, the back legs outswept, all with inset brass castors. The swept, moulded arm supports of reversed scroll form with carved beading at the base and scrolls at the top.

The mahogany with wonderful rich colour and patination.
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