200 Lexington Ave – Now Open by Appointment Monday to Friday New York City, NY 10016 United States 646.293.6633
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$ 28,000

Very Fine Regency Library Reading Chair

Origin England
Period 19th Century
Materials Goncalo Alves, Leather, Brass
W. 23.5 in; H. 32 in;
W. 59.69 cm; H. 81.28 cm;
Condition Good.
Creation Date c. 1810
Description Attributed to Gillows. Stamped to the seat rail 'GW' possibly for George Wilson, a journeyman recorded as working for Gillows 1802-1804. This chair is of extraordinary quality and is thought to pre-date similar Morgan and Sanders examples by at least five years. The chair retains its original webbing and horse hair stuffing, and although the leather has been replaced, the original distressed leather will be supplied to the purchaser.
Styles / Movements Regency, Traditional
200 Lex Booth Number 12
Dealer Reference Number 120-100
Incollect Reference Number 309551
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