Sale 19CN02 | Lot 261

Pair of George III Mahogany Side Chairs in the manner of Wright and Elwick

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters

Lot Details

Lot 261
Pair of George III Mahogany Side Chairs in the manner of Wright and Elwick
Circa 1760
Each upholstered serpentine backrest above an overupholstered serpentine seat and raised on molded egg-and-dart-carved legs headed by brackets. Height 37 1/2 inches (95.3 cm), width 24 inches (61 cm), depth 19 inches (48.2 cm).

The egg-and-dart carving and the foliate carving to the brackets are characteristic features of the documented work of the leading Yorkshire cabinet-making firm of Wright and Elwick (1745-1771). A related suite of five library armchairs was sold, Christie`s house sale, Swinton House, Masham, Yorkshire, October 20-21, 1975, lot 17.



Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $4,062 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Good quality, good restored conditon, one with replaced brackets to sides, other chair with three later brackets, old marks and scratches, repaired breaks to tops of both back left legs and now with patches.


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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $4,062 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters

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