GOOD GEORGE III GILTWOOD OPEN ARMCHAIR IN THE MANNER OF THOMAS CHIPPENDALE
the oval back and wide serpentine seat in floral needlework upholstery, flanked by part padded scroll arms, the frame carved with entrelac and a fluted seat rail, raised on cabriole legs headed by anthemion and carved with swags and ending on in-scrolled toes
65cm wide, 94cm high, 50cm deep
Estimate £ 4,000-6,000
Note: This armchair relates to a number of unprovenanced suites of seat furniture which derive from documented patterns produced by Chippendale. For a comparative example, see Christopher Gilbert, 'The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale', p.108, pl 183
Provenance: The Collection of Lady Lanesborough, previously at Swithland Hall, Leicestershire.
Sold for £31,875 (buyer's premium included)