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A SET OF TWELVE GEORGE III ARMCHAIRS 

Origin: England
Circa Date: 1780
Stock No: F3A0060
Location: London
Dimensions:
H: 37.0 in (94.0 cm)
W: 24.4 in (62.0 cm)
L/D: 20.1 in (51.0 cm)
Price Range:
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A rare and important set of twelve late 18th century Hepplewhite period carved mahogany armchairs. The moulded oval back with pearl carving having three slats with oval sunflower paterae. The outswept moulded arms with scroll ends and acanthus leaf decoration on downswept supports. The serpentine shaped seat with fluted frieze upholstered in yellow silk damask; on four channelled tapering legs terminating in spade feet.

Literature:
R. Edwards, ‘The Dictionary of English Furniture Vol I’, London, 1954, pp.291, a similar chair.
L. Hinckley, ‘Hepplewhite – Sheraton and Regency Furniture’, New York, 1987, p.58, a similar chair.
S.E. Stuart, ‘Gillows of Lancaster and London 1730-1840 Vol I’, London, 2008, p.272-274

Illustrated:
C. Gilbert, ‘Furniture at Temple Newsam House and Lotherton Hall’, London, 1978, Vol. I, pp. 93, an identical chair



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