A VERY FINE GEORGE III GAINSBOROUGH ARMCHAIR - REF No. 8013
H: 39 in / 99 cm ; W: 26 in / 66.5 cm ; D: 20 1/2 in / 52 cm
A very fine George III period carved mahogany Gainsborough armchair. The rectangular upholstered backrest flanking a pair of upholstered outswept armrests raised on scrolled and knuckle carved swept arms supports carved with acanthus decoration, above a square seat raised on cabriole legs headed by finely carved scrolling foliate decoration and having a gently curved and shaped front and side rails carved with an asymmetrical cabochon ruffled centre above carved, terminating in scroll feet on castors.