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Auction: Auction 04.07.1996
was auctioned on: 4 July 1996
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A SET OF FOURTEEN GEORGE III MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS

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Estimate: £300,000 - £400,000
ca. US$466,187 - US$621,582
Price realised:  £859,500
ca. US$1,335,626
Lot number 340, Views: 55

A SET OF FOURTEEN GEORGE III MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS By Thomas Chippendale Each with waved, channelled, arched toprail above a pierced tapering splat centred by a channelled rosette and fluted patera, framed by husk swags, the stiles headed by reeded oval floral patera with domed foliate finials, the splat terminating in domed Greek-key feet joined by an arched stiff-leaf panel and above a beaded and fluted stepped plinth, the padded seat covered in lime-green silk repp and above an entrelac-carved seat-rail, on panelled husk trailed square tapering legs and spade feet, later blocks, restorations and minor losses, one chair with two later back legs, one chair with one later back leg, two with printed label HAREWOOD (12)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 04.07.1996
Date of the auction: 4 Jul 1996
Address: Christie's
London, King Street