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John Linnell (Attributed)

A Pair of 18th Century English Giltwood Armchairs

Origin England
Period 18th Century
Materials Giltwood, original stuffing
W. 24 in; H. 36 in; D. 22 in;
W. 60.96 cm; H. 91.44 cm; D. 55.88 cm;
Condition Excellent. Excellent original condition retaining superb original horse hair stuffing. Carefully conserved for original surface and integrity.
Creation Date 177-80
Number of Pieces 2-3
Description A rare pair of giltwood English armchairs attributed to John Linnell. The square molded backs are decorated with beaded borders, fan corners and ribbon carved crests. The fluted legs are surmounted with rosettes and end in ball feet. Fashioned in the French manner, these chairs were the finest examples or English gentrified taste in the Hepplewhite period. The gilt surface is original and in estate condition. English, circa 1770-80.
Styles / Movements George III, Georgian
Dealer Reference Number se000257
Incollect Reference Number 241471
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