Sold for £4,000
Both chairs are in excellent condition. Very little movement in joints, marginal wear to surface in keeping with age. The chairs have very slight differences, refer to added images for details of the seat frame, one has an added bar across the rear of section under the detachable seat, this same chair has evidence of old worming. There is a small difference in height, one is 97cm to top rail, 67cm at widest part of arms, the other 99cm to top rail, 69cm at widest part.
NEAR PAIR OF ATTRACTIVE GEORGE III CHINESE CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY ELBOW CHAIRS,
the shaped back with octagonal trellis moulded rails within outset arm rests with similar trellis decoration, upholstered drop in seat in floral cloth, on square moulded legs with trellis angles, 69cm at widest part (2)
Provenance: The William Mowat-Thomson Collection
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