AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE PAIR OF ENGLISH CARVED MAHOGANY “GAINSBOROUGH” ARMCHAIRS. Circa 1765

 
 
  • Origin : England
  • Circa Date: 1765
  • Stock No: w1094
  • Height: 40 ½ ins, 103 cms
  • Width of seat: 29 ½ ins, 72 cms
  • Depth of seat : 24 ins, 61 cms
  • Price : £130,000
 
 
 
 
 

Each with a rectangular upholstered back with a serpentine cresting rail joined to padded arms ending in foliate carved and scrolled armrests on incurved foliate carved supports with trapezoidal upholstered seat with serpentine front seat rail raised on foliate carved and moulded cabriole legs terminating in scrolled toes. The rear legs backswept with similar feet.

 PROVENANCE:  Woolworth Collection (F.W. Woolworth Dept. Store). Stair & Company, New York, N.Y