A fine set of 12 Gillows mahogany dining chairs, comprising ten side chairs and two carvers, each with curved and panelled back rail and splat, raised on turned and reeded front legs and splayed rear legs, re-upholstered in distressed burgundy leather and brass studs, the rails stamped IB, English, circa 1820.
H 35 ¼ W across seat rail back 22 . D 23 1/2
Seat size . W at front 18 x 21. £22,500
Footnote: for a very similar pair of arm chairs see Susan Stuart, GILLOWS OF LONDON VOL 2, Woodbridge, page 255 plate B 28.