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Pair Of, Antique Shield Back Chairs, Scottish, Oak, Hall Seat, Victorian, C.1880


£2,450 | $3,414 USD | €2,855 EUR
Item Number: SA770983
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: For sale
Seller: London Fine Antiques
This antique has been viewed 14 times in the past month with the most views from France.


This is a pair of antique shield back chairs. A Scottish, oak hall seat of superb quality, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1880.
Magnificent chairs with appealing carved details
Displaying a desirable aged patina - lovingly cared for examples
Scottish oak beams with rich caramel hues
Fine grain interest and wisps of medullary rays fascinate beneath the wax polish finish
The elaborate shield back evoking heraldic themes
Graceful, sinuous carvings exude strength and deftness by way of chamfered edges
Scrolled leaf motif frames a central lozenge with pierced back splats
Shaped seat pad at a comfortable height of 43.5cm (17.25'')
Sash aprons of superb figuring unite the legs in elegant fashion
Dashing shield carvings decorate the front knees
Serpentine cabriole legs to the front terminate with exemplary lion's paw feet
Gently splayed legs to the rear with a square section toe
This is a highly desirable pair of antique chairs with wonderful shield backs and high quality Scottish oak. A delight of colour, craftsmanship and grain interest, this pair of chairs will enhance any room or entrance hall. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready to enjoy.
Max Width: 44cm (17.25'')
Max Depth: 45cm (17.75'')
Max Height: 94.5cm (37.25'')
Seat Width: 44cm (17.25'')
Seat Depth: 36.5cm (14.25'')
Seat Height: 43.5cm (17.25'')
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Height = 94.5 cm (37.2")
Width = 44 cm (17.3")
Depth = 45 cm (17.7")

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