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26 June 2019 | 10:30am

Fine Furniture, Carpets, Ceramics and Works of Art

Lot 18

A George II Irish mahogany chair

Estimate £500 - £700 + fees

A George II Irish mahogany chair, circa 1750, the pierced vase shape splat surmounted by a shaped cresting rail centred by a carved shell motif, above the tapestry upholstered drop in seat, on shell and acanthus carved tapering cabriole legs, terminating in paw feet at the front, 98cm high, 63cm wide, 60cm deep, together with a George III mahogany armchair, circa 1760, the pierced trellis vase shaped splat surmounted by the shaped and foliate carved cresting rail, flanked by acanthus carved scrolling arms, above the drop in seat, on square section tapering legs joined by an H-shaped stretcher, 96cm high, 71cm wide, 57cm deep

Provenance: Estate of James Ivory, formerly of Greenway Farm, Tockenham, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire