A set of eight Regency carved mahogany dining chairs attributed to Gillows, rectangular reeded backs with arrow and quiver open splats within caned frames, caned seats, reeded tapering legs, spool feet (8). See also Sotheby's, London, The Norman Adams Legacy 1923-2009, 21 April 2009, lot 113 for a set of eighteen similar but plainer unattributed chairs, in the manner of Gillows, from Christ Church, Oxford (realised ?28,750 including buyer's premium). Provenance: Please note that the provenance for this set of chairs is by repute: The Gent family at Moyns Park, Essex The set of chairs are thought to have passed from a the Gent family to Victor Engleheart (b. 1868) who was godson to a Miss Gent. The previous owner is a direct descendant of John Cox Dillman Engleheart (1784-1862) miniaturist, nephew and pupil of George Engleheart (b. 1750) miniaturist to George III. The set of chairs were inherited by the previous owner from Violet Engleheart who in turn inherited them from her uncle, Victor Engleheart (b. 1868)., Please note that condition reports are not printed in the catalogue or online, however we are happy to provide them when requested subject to our terms and conditions of sale. The absence of any reference to condition in any description does not imply the lot is ithout fault. Please contact enquiries@kinghamsauctioneers.com for furtehr information.

Sold for: £800

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