George III Giltwood Open Armchairs

Four George III giltwood open armchairs, attributed to François Hervé. The back carved with a ‘ribbon and stick’ band, the cresting centered by a ribbon-bound floral rosette with trailing husks. Leaf and tongue carved and beaded rails above tapering fluted legs headed by floral paterae and ending in turned feet. See detail photo.

Circa 1780

Provenance: possibly completed for Carlton House, the London home of the Prince of Wales.

Literature: Beard & Gilbert, Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, pp. 423-4

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