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English Regency Mahogany Pair Of Antique Hall Chairs


£3,650 | $4,860 USD | €4,136 EUR
Item Number: SA655366
Date of manufacture: Regency
Current Status: For sale
Seller: S and S Timms Antiques Ltd
This antique has been viewed 13 times in the past month with the most views from China.


A Delightful Pair Of English Regency Period Mahogany
Hall Chairs Having Elegant Pierced Scrolling Backs Of
Most Unusual Design Above Well Figured Seats Raised
On Finely Turned Legs
(The original purpose of hall chairs were to be used in the
hallway of a house and their function was for the guests to
take a seat on arrival whilst waiting for the owner to come
and greet them. Hence the wooden seats, with the theory
that more often than not people would come in from outside
with wet and dirty clothes, meaning any kind of fabric finish
would need recovering with far too much regularity. Hall chairs
come in many different shapes, sizes and qualities, from the
mid-18th century right through to the early 20th century but have
often obtained significant damage through the years due to their
more often than not delicate design and of course the fact they
were used with great regularity by a great number of people who
didn't actually own them. These however are in excellent condition
and are an example from the Regency period of most unusual design.
They retain a warm colour and patina and they are very much
fit for their original purpose and more. The design is most decorative
and elegant and would certainly add to any room which they are
placed in.)
Circa 1820
Height - 36in
Width - 18.5in
Depth - 20in
A Careful Selection Of High Quality Town And Country
Furniture For The Home From The 17th, 18th, 19th And Early 20th Centuries
Internal Ref: 8310


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Regency.


Height = 92 cm (36.2")
Width = 47 cm (18.5")
Depth = 51 cm (20.1")

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S and S Timms Antiques Ltd
PO BOX 813
MK45 9AW
United Kingdom

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