Pair George III Mahogany Armchairs

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# Q136 - PAIR George III armchairs (one later) all beautifully carved in mahogany with a rich color and patination. Note the curvaceous profile resulting from the influence of the high style Paris models being made at the time. This French Rococo influence was interpreted by the most important London cabinetmakers including Chippendale and Linnell who created restrained English examples. Note the cartouche shaped upholstered back flanked by a pair of out scrolled arms with pad upholstery and ending in carved volutes. The upholstered over seat with a carved mahogany apron centering a shell motif and further foliate carving at the knees above graceful attenuated cabriole legs ending in scroll feet. The overall comfort and excellent proportions and scale conspire to create a desireable model for collectors today.
English, one Circa 1760 and one later

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Details
Of the Period
George III
Place of Origin
United Kingdom
Date of Manufacture
one Circa 1760 and one later
Period
18th Century and Earlier
Condition
Good
Dimensions
38 in. H x 27 in. W x 27 in. D
97 cm H x 69 cm W x 69 cm D
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
U0710018275621
Address
Florian Papp Inc.
By Appointment
New York NY 10075
US
(646) 832-4158
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