The rectangular back and square seat fully upholstered in cut red velvet, with downswept arms on square legs, the frame inlaid with continuous Greek key pattern
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The distinctive pattern of alternating veneers of laburnum and fruitwood on these library chairs recalls the celebrated broomwood furniture commissioned by John Murray, 3rd Duke of Atholl for Blair Castle, Perthshire, including a bureau cabinet and coin cabinet supplied by George Sandeman in 1756.

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