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Lot 308: GEORGE III MAHOGANY OPEN ARMCHAIR 18TH CENTURY 60cm wide, 88cm high, 51cm deep

Fine Furniture and Works of Art

by Lyon & Turnbull

January 25, 2017

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Description: GEORGE III MAHOGANY OPEN ARMCHAIR
18TH CENTURY
in the French Hepplewhite style, the cartouche shaped back over part padded arms and a stuff over seat, in pale green/grey silk upholstery, raised on shell and flower carved cabriole legs ending in scrolled toes
60cm wide, 88cm high, 51cm deep

Condition Report: - good overall condition and appearance
- frame and joints are tight
- signs of old worm to the seat rail
- restored tip of one of the carved scrolls on the R arm
- corner blocks are later
- tack holes from multiple old upholstery covers
- upholstery is generally good with some minor stains/marks here and there


Condition Disclaimer
Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an ''as is'' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality.

Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

Notes: Purchased Christie''s, London, 1 April 1993, sale 4949, lot 14

Provenance: Farley Hall, Surrey

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