Sixteen Unusual Regency Mahogany
English circa 1815.
Comprising two open armchairs & fourteen side chairs, each with a scrolled tableted toprail above a horizontal acanthus-carved splat centred by a roundel, on scrolled supports, sabre legs.
The drop-in seat re-upholstered in hand-stitched horsetail and covered in antique linen.
Dimensions: 84cm (33") high; 48cm (19") wide; 52cm (20.5") deep.
A George III Mahogany Hall Chair.
English circa 1800.
The back with carved patrae above fluted pilasters centred by a brass roundel, plain seat on turned tapering legs.
After a design by Henry Holland.
Attributed: Gillows, Lancaster.
Dimensions: 86.5cm (34") high; 53cm (21") wide; 51cm (20") deep.
A Fine Set of George III Dining Chairs.
English circa 1800.
The six mahogany chairs with tapering reeded pilasters bridged by guilloche decorated splats, on turned tapering legs.
Re-upholstered in hand stitched horsetail.
By William Blackburn: An associate of Gillows.
Dimensions: 84.5cm (33 ¼") high; 49.5cm (19 ½”) wide; 47cm (18 ½”) deep.
A Fine Pair of Regency Chairs.
English circa 1805.
The Greek key & lyre shaped back-splat above a saddle seat on sabre legs with roundel bosses. Almost certainly made by Richard Cartmell & Richard Goad Fletcher in the workshop of Edward Batty, Lancashire - an associate of Gillows.
Dimensions: 84cm (33") high; 48cm (19") wide; 51cm (20") deep.
A Fine Howard & Sons Open Armchair.
English circa 1890.
The mahogany cabriole legs, arms & scroll feet carved with anthemion & acanthus leaf detailing.
Re-upholstered in horsetail, tailored in brushed cotton, finished in hand-patinated close nailing.
Stamped ‘Howard & Sons, Berners Street’.
Dimensions: 94cm (37") high; 69cm (27") wide; 69cm (27") deep.
An Early 19th Century Oak Hall Chair.
English circa 1810.
The unusual architectural back centred by an oval medallion flanked by tapering Doric pilasters, profiled by turned bosses, on ring-turned faceted front legs & swept back legs.
Dimensions: 86cm (34") high; 44cm (17.5") wide; 48cm (19") deep.
A George III Mahogany Open Armchair.
English circa 1780.
The curved back, shaped arms & saddle seat on turned tapering front & oblique back legs.
Re-upholstered in hand-stitched horsetail, covered in antique linen, finished in hand-patinated close nailing.
Dimensions: 91.5cm (36") high; 60cm (23.5") wide; 58cm (23") deep.
A Pair of George II Mahogany Hall Chairs.
English circa 1750.
Of sgabello form, the curved solid mahogany back displaying a finely painted crest of an Eagle with a kidney in its mouth, the panelled seat on shaped front legs.
Provenance: Benjamin Kidney, Knuston Hall, Northamptonshire.
Dimensions: 99cm (39") high; 41cm (16") wide; 51cm (20") deep.
A George III Fanback Side Chair.
English circa 1790.
The shaped mahogany top-rail above a pierced
and waisted splat, on fine fluted legs joined by an H-stretcher. Re-upholstered in horsetail & covered in antique glazed linen.
Attributed to Gillows.
Dimensions: 91cm (36") high; 55cm (21.5") wide; 57cm (22.5") deep.
A Rare 19th Century Astronomer's Armchair.
English circa 1860.
The unusual raked arms on line-decorated uprights. Re-upholstered in horsetail, covered in antique leather from the Metta Catharina shipwreck of 1786, finished in hand-patinated close nailing.
Dimensions: 97cm (38") high; 61cm (24") wide; 71cm (28") deep.
A Rare Gordon Russell Stool.
Fine chamfered oak frieze & legs. Original tan leather seat centred by unusual circular pierced decoration, brass space nailing.
Copper label to the underside inscribed: ‘The Russell Workshops Ltd, Broadway, Worcestershire’.
One of Gordon Russell's earliest and most successful Cotswold School pieces, Design no. 39.
Dimensions: 35cm (15") a cube.