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Cluster column legs are rarely found on library chairs, and they give the overall design of these chairs a special lightness in appearance. Gillows of Lancaster made ‘Chinese’ chairs from 1758 until 1770, and according to Susan Stuart they had an almost exclusive monopoly on the design. During that period the style became so popular that Gillows struggled to keep up with orders.
Price: £100,00 +
and by descent to the Earls Cowley, Draycot House, England, until 1920;
Philip Colleck, New York, USA, 1971;
Private collection, New York, USA (one pair);
Private collection, California, USA (the other pair).
|Height||102.50 cm||(40.35 inches)|
|Width||75.00 cm||(29.53 inches)|
|Depth||74.00 cm||(29.13 inches)|