Lot 1245: Fine set of twelve George III mahogany dining chairs, circa 1800, in the manner of george seddon, Comprising two armchairs and ten side
October 11, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Fine set of twelve George III mahogany dining chairs
circa 1800, in the manner of george seddon
Comprising two armchairs and ten sidechairs, the shaped wavy spindle back over scroll carved arms above shaped upholstered seat, raised on acanthus carved cabriole legs terminating in Spanish feet.
Armchair H: 37, W: 23, D: 20 1/2 in.
One chair restored.
Old scuffs, marks and scratches consistent with age and use.
Overall good condition.
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Notes: A very similar set of chairs are in the state room at Althorp House, Shropshire, England.