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A large suite of George I gilt-gesso seat furniture attributed to James Moore

Maker:  Maker Unknown


A large suite of George I gilt-gesso seat furniture attributed to James Moore, each with scrolled and channelled C-scroll cresting centred by triumphant plumed feathers flanked by foliate and husk trails on a pounced and sanded ground, the cartouche-shaped rectangular padded back and seat upholstered a chassis in the original crimson close-cut silk-velvet floral damask with gold and silver thread border, the scrolled arms carved with further intertwined husk trails, lambrequin headed espagnolette-masks and seraphim, the imbricated curved panelled baluster supports etched with a scallop-shell and bell-husks on egg-and-dart plinth, the seat-rail carved with an egg-and-dart border and centred by a husk tailed confronting C cypher, on foliate espagnolette-mask headed pounced cabriole legs with husk trails and scrolled foliate spreading feet, comprising: A pair of armchairs. Eight chairs (10).

ID:  13967



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