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B4250 Rare George IV Oak Armchair
perhaps made for the Master of a masonic or friendly society, (or, indeed, Winnie-the-Pooh) the back surmounted by a large bee-hive flanked by smaller bee-hive finials, the arms with scroll under-supports, the seat raised on gothic legs. The beehive, a symbol of industry, was widely used by the Freemason's, often shown with seven bees, but was dropped as a symbol in England and Wales after the union of 1813
Circa: 1825
Price: £ 2,600
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