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GEORGE III MAHOGANY FRAMED GAINSBOROUGH LIBRARY CHAIR
The mahogany framed open arm chair with shaped crest over a rectangular back and serpentine fronted seat
sided by upholstered arms with downswept fluted arms with central beading, raised on square molded legs
connected by stretchers, the seat with horsehair interior and added 1.5" squab cushion;
having old surfaces and original brass and leather casters
Condition: Excellent; expected nicks appropriate to age;
newly covered in linen, ready for a slipcover or upholstery
Note : English library chairs were introduced in
the mid-18th century.
The contemporary name was a "French chair". However they are sometimes referred
to as Gainsborough chairs, as they resembled the low open arm chairs frequently used
in the 18th century paintings by Thomas Gainsborough.
39"H x 28 1/2"W x 27 1/2"D
Seat Height 17"; Seat Depth 21"
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