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Fine & Rare Set of Eight George I Style Giltwood Dining Chairs


An exceptional set of eight George I style gilt wood dining chairs, comprising of two armchairs and six sides, each with arched padded back and seat, the armchairs with out-scrolled arms, terminating in carved bird's heads, on lion head carved cabriole legs with lion paw feet, the arm chairs upholstered in teal and black striped fabric, the sides similarly upholstered in damask. Armchairs are 42.75" tall, and 30" wide. Provenance: Sotheby's N.Y., Dec.8-9, 1989 Lot 392.


  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Good. Some gilt naturally worn on both arms of arm chairs, from use..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 41 in. x W 27.5 in. x D 27.5 in.

    H 104.14 cm x W 69.85 cm x D 69.85 cm

  • Seat height
    20 in. (50.8 cm)
  • Seller location
    Bridgeport, CT
  • Sold As
    Set of 8
  • Reference number

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