Four George III Hall Chairs

$28,000

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An exceptional set of four Irish Georgian grain painted hall chairs in the manner of Robert Manwaring having shaped crests, the backs of pierced design depicting the Maynard coat of arms and motto Manus Justa Nardus (A just hand is a precious ointment), over saddle seats, the bases consisting of conjoined “C” scrolls. The coat of arms are that of Baron Maynard of Wicklow (Ireland) and Estains (England) Provenance: Collection of Albert Hadley Several stools of this overall design are known, including a pair formerly at Coleshill House, Berkshire. Two chairs with later seats.

Period
1750
Material
painted beech
Country
England
Condition

overall good condition, several age and shrinkage cracks, two seats and rails replaced

Dimensions
Height 39 inches
Width 22 inches
Depth 24 inches