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Lot 260Pair of George II Mahogany Library Armchairs
Circa 1755
Each padded serpentine backrest above an overupholstered serpentine seat flanked by padded armrests on voluted supports, raised on cabriole legs ending in scrolled feet. Height 40 inches (101.6 cm), width 27 inches (68.6 cm), depth 22 inches (55.9 cm).



Sold for $10,000
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Good proportions, nice figure and color to mahogany, previous restorations, one chair with losses, restorations and wood worm to seat rails, back right foot spliced, other chair with repaired breaks to right handhold, support of right handhold and right leg, chair rails with extensive worm damage, back rail broken, old marks and scratches to both.


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