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Set Of 4 Early C19th Regency Period 'greek Revival ' Dining Or Side Chairs In Original Simulated/faux Rosewood Finish .


£1,200 | $1,672 USD | €1,398 EUR
Item Number: SA655716
Date of manufacture: Regency
Current Status: For sale
Seller: M Lees and Sons
This antique has been viewed 36 times in the past month with the most views from Canada.


Set of 4 early C19th Regency period 'Greek revival' dining or side chairs in original simulated/faux rosewood finish.
Mint condition set of 4 'Trafalgar' back design chairs raised on sabre fore-legs . Inspired by ancient Greek design with large central carved anthemion motifs , and decorated with well-executed simulated rosewood graining to the carved beech frames .
The scroll-over tops applied with turned paterae , the lateral splat-backs with carved leaf decoration.
The decorative 'Trafalgar' design of this chairs was fashionable after 1808 when the design was first published in the trade catalogue 'The London Chair-makers and Carvers Book of Prices Supplement'. The 'Trafalgar' chair's essential feature being the continuous curving line formed by the sides of the back , the seat rail and chair legs . The use of curved sabre type legs derived by an Ancient Greek chair style , and the use of the anthemion motif was a fashionable feature of the Greek revival style of the period.
Rare survivors in excellent original strong condition with no damage, breaks or repairs . The drop-in seats with recent tastefully re-covered seats in clean condition.
H (back) 33"
H (seat) 18"
W 18"
D 17"
England c.1815
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1910


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


Height = 82 cm (32.3")
Width = 45 cm (17.7")
Depth = 42 cm (16.5")

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M Lees and Sons
Tower House
1 Castle Place
Severn St
United Kingdom

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