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Lot 1095
(8) George II mahogany fiddleback chairs, Mid-18th c., possibly Irish, including two armchairs, each with yoke-shaped crest rail with solid vase-shaped splats and scrolled arms, above a drop-in seat covered in pink patterned cotton, on acanthus-capped cabriole legs with claw-and-ball feet, 38.5"h x 23"w x 24"d, 19.5"h (to seat)

Provenance: Property of The Mount, Edith Wharton's home

Condition

Good, structurally sound, well-preserved, refinished, joint separations, cracks in veneer, evidence of old veneer and wood repairs, scattered scratches, upholstery recent, clean with supple cushions, ready to place

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(8) George II mahogany fiddleback chairs

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000May 16