Lot 1686
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A GEORGE III ASH PRIMITIVE ARMCHAIR

18TH/19TH CENTURY
Price Realised: USD 4000.00
Estimate : USD 800 - 1,200
Description

With horseshoe-shaped mid-rail raised on spindle stiles, with plank seat on turned splayed legs, with old paper label printed JAMES II GALLERY / VB 202

Provenance

With James II Galleries, New York.

Lot Notes

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35 in. (89 cm.) high, 21 in. (53.5 cm.) wide, 19 1/4 in. (49 cm.) deep.

Fair condition, nice old surface and faded color, wear to the tops of stiles, front right armrest slightly loose from armrest support, top of back left leg standing proud of the seat, back of plank seat with an old split and old doweled repair seen at the back edge, legs with some later nailed reinforcements, some other age cracks to planks seat, front left leg with small losses to foot due to old wood worm damage, bottom of front right foot with a later small disk to help stabilize the chair. Chair is sturdy and with old bruises, scratches and scuffs throughout consistent with age and use.

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