Full Details for Lot 209

Sale 1905 Lot 209

Pair of Regency Mahogany Tub Chairs

first quarter 19th century, attributed to Gillows, Lancaster, each with an arched caned back and surmounted by a backswept crest, joined by downswept sides to the cushioned caned seat, raised on ribbed tapering circular legs ending in brass caps and casters, upholstered in Impruneta silk and linen brocade by Antico Setificio Fiorentino.
h. 36-1/4"

Provenance: Sotheby's, London, UK, November 6, 2014, lot 268; Bruce McCashin Collection.

Estimate $2,500-4,000

**In unusually good polished and restored condition.

The wood exhibits minor mars, rubbing and wear beneath the polish.

Cane is all tight, with no breaks or tears observed.

The chairs exhibit no movement in the arms, back or legs. One front leg shows evidence of a professional repair at its top joint with the seat rail.

Upholstery is in very good, near pristine, condition.

Sold for $4,250
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