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SA589743

19th Cent. Hepplewhite Style Chair Back Settee

Price

£2,450 | $3,262 USD | €2,776 EUR
Item Number: SA589743
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Carse Antiques

Description

Without any question, the best Hepplewhite style chair back settee I've ever seen. The highest of quality, in fact probably better than a period one. The settee is mainly mahogany but has inter-woven boxwood to the backs. The chair backs are absolutely superb with carved boxwood swags inter-twined with the pierced mahogany. Prince of Wales feathers to the tops in boxwood with carved mahogany bows to the stems. The arms are a nice shape with carved roundel recoration. The settee stands on 7 legs, 4 to the front with 3 to the rear. The legs and arms are decorated with carved boxwood. The settee is covered in a light pink velvet which is in good clean condition, the upholstery is also good and firm.
The settee is in very good condition with only one small repaired crack that I can see and it is a good colour with good patination. The mahogany that has been used is of good quality.
I believe it to be a Scottish Edinburgh made piece and is probably stamped inside but I have no wish to remove the upholstery to find out, all I know was it was the very best of Victorian craftsman that made it as they don't come any better.
The best I have ever seen !!!!!
SIZE; 58" wide max by 20" deep by 38" high overall
CIRCA; 1870 - 1880
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 96.5 cm (38.0")
Width = 147.5 cm (58.1")
Depth = 51 cm (20.1")


Seller Details

Carse Antiques
The Mill Room
Rait Antique Centre
Rait
Perthshire
PH2 7RT
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