A Regency rosewood and parcel-gilt armchair,
c.1825, attributed to Gillows of Lancaster, the ornately carved frame with scrolling foliate motifs, and raised on turned and reeded tapering legs terminating in cup castors,
97cm high, seat 48cm high
A Gillows' drawing from 1819 is comparable to the model for the offered chair (Victoria and Albert Museum archives, E.94-1952), while another Gillows' design for a closely-related sofa to the present example also appears in the same archives (Victoria and Albert, E.42-1952), dated 1821.
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Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale, Tue, 13th Sep 2022
We are delighted to present a selected preview for our September Fine Interiors auction. Showcasing the very best of Florentine design, the sale is led by a group of nine 17th century pietra dura panels, all beautifully depicting animals in landscapes. The set, from the private collection of the late London art dealer, Sir Jack Baer, sit alongside another pair of a boar and camel and a single panel depicting a hilltop village.
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