A GEORGE III WALNUT SIDE CHAIR
Together with a pair of George III fruitwood side chairs, with inventory labels inscribed D.R. 53.1758 or D.R. 53.1759
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In fairly good condition overall. There are the inevitable minor scratches, scuffs abrasions and shrinkage overall consistent with age and use. Signs of old wood worm.
Chair A: covered in yellow pattern silk. There is some staining and discoloration to the silk. There is some wear to the legs. There is historic, apparently inactive woodworm to the legs
37 in. (94 cm.) high, 21¾ in. (55.5 cm.) wide, 20½ in. (52 cm.) deep
Chair B: There is a repair to the back right support. There are shrinkage splits to the seat. There is some staining to the seat. Some minor wear to the legs.
37¼ in. (94.5 cm.) high, 19½ in. (49.5 cm.) wide, 17¼ in. (44 cm.) deep
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