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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA655716: Set Of 4 Early C19th Regency Period 'greek Revival ' Dining Or Side Chairs In Original Simulated/faux Rosewood Finish .

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

£1,200    $1,564    €1,428
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 40 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 .
 
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Antique #SA655716, showcased on this page, originates from the regency Era. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
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