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A fine and rare pair of Regency Mahogany Library Armchairs upholstered in a faded red hide with brass nailing, the deeply shaped backs flanked by scrolling arms and raised on Lyre-shaped mahogany frames with reeded details and turned front legs terminating in brass cups and casters.

Attributed to Gillows of Lancaster and London

Circa 1815                   £25,000-

Note: There are minor differences between the two chairs in the detail.

Attribution: The lyre fronted Library Chair is a known Gillows pattern and featured in a number of homes they furnished during the Regency Period including Mere Hall and Hackwood Park. See Hackwood Sale Catalogue, Christie’s April 20-22 1998, Lot 55 for an almost identical pair supplied to William Powlett, 2nd. Baron Bolton for Hackwood,  in May 1813 by Gillows.

H: 38”  97 cms W:27”  69 cms D:24”  61 cms.


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Dimensions61 × 69 × 61 cm

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