The Fine Sale | 22 November 2017

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247

Ω A set of eight Regency ebonised dining chairs by John Gee, circa 1810

Sold for £2000

Est: £2000–3000

Ω A set of eight Regency ebonised dining chairs by John Gee, circa 1810, to include a pair of armchairs, each shaped rectangular back with twin pierced bar splats centred by a gilt metal mount in the form of a Tudor rose, above a caned seat and sabre legs, seven of the chairs stamped 'GEE' to the seat rail, six of which are also stamped 'W ROSE', one other also stamped ÿ', presumed to be journeyman makers stamps, together with a set of four George III ebonised and parcel gilt chairs by John Gee, each shaped rectangular back with multiple bar and vertical splats, above a carved seat and turned tapering legs, each stamped for the maker with a small 'J' within a larger 'G', one stamped with journeyman's initials 'IW' and three others stamped 'JS', and a George IV rosewood and brass marquetry side chair
Provenance: Private Collection, Berkshire

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Please note that this lot (lots marked with the symbol Ω in the printed catalogue) may be subject to CITES regulations when exported from the EU. The CITES regulations may be found at www.defra.gov.uk/ahvla-en/imports-exports/cites

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The Fine Sale

Wednesday 22 November 2017, 10.00am

Donnington Priory
Oxford Road
Donnington
Newbury
Berkshire
RG14 2JE

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Sunday 19 November
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Tuesday 21 November
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