Price

£38000.00

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The Infantado Side Chair by Giles Grendey, English, circa 1730.

A Rare George II Scarlet Japanned Side Chair by Giles Grendey, Commissioned by the Dukes of Infantado, for the Palace of Lazcano, Northern Spain.

Provenance:
Almost certainly supplied to either Don Juan Raimundo de Arteaga-Lazcano y Chiriboga (d.1761), III Marqués de Valmediano, for Lazcano Castle, San Sebastián, Spain, circa 1735-1740, and by descent at Lazcano.
 
Or, to Don Juan de Dios de Silva Mendoza y Sandival, X Duque del Infantado (1672-1737), or his daughter, Dona Maria Teresa de Silva y Mendoza, XI Duquesa del Infantado (1707-1770), and by decent at Lazcano.

These chairs, magnificently decorated in Chinese red are part of the most celebrated suite if English furniture of the 18th century. From the workshop of Giles Grendey, and commissioned by the Dukes of Infantado, much of the suite is now represented in major museums around the globe, such as the V&A, London; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Temple Newsam House, Leeds and the Museo de las Artes Decorativas, Madrid. Comprising of at least 77 pieces, the Infantado commission also included tables, mirrors, tripod stands and several desks and bookcases. It is renowned as one of the most important groups of English furniture of the 18th Century. 

Price

£38000.00

Stock number

REF881
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