Lot 1094: A GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND UPHOLSTERED WINGBACK ARMCHAIR, CIRCA 1775 |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Overall in good restored condition. Upholstered in a modern silk floral pattern which is in good condition but has a more golden hue than the catalogue image. The rear seat rail has been replaced and the side rails have been reinforced with batons. Re-blocked at the angles. The front left leg with a splice repair to an old break. The rear right leg with a small break that will need attention to secure. The legs terminate on metal button pins and have typical minor marks and scuffs consistent with age and use. The chair is sound and sturdy. Overall dimensions 113cm. high, 83cm. wide, 90cm. deep.
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