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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA959388: Pair Of Chippendale Period Mahogany Gainsborough Arm Chairs

Pair Of Chippendale Period Mahogany Gainsborough Arm Chairs

£12,500    $15,936    €14,449
No: 11056
 
An exceptional PAIR of Mid 18th Century Mahogany Gainsborough Armchairs, the arched backs flanked by shaped, scrolled, moulded and carved arms and terminals, the saddle shaped seats raised on square section chamfered legs united by an “H” stretcher.
 
Circa 1760
 
Price: £12,500-00p.
 
Height: 37.5”, 95 cms / Width: 26.5”,67 cms / Depth: 28.5”, 72.5 cms
 
Note: There are numerous examples of this model of chair referred to by Chippendale as “French Chairs” and pieces by him often have the identical arm terminals with the carved inner and outer scrolls. The “H” shaped stretcher is also often seen on Chippendale’s own examples.
 
Literature: Thomas Chippendale, “The Gentleman & Cabinet-Makers Director”, 3rd. edition, plate XIX. The right hand example has a very similar arm terminal, stretcher and shaped back.
 
“The life and work of Thomas Chippendale” by Christopher Gilbert shows a similar French Chair, p84 Fig 134.
 
“Thomas Chippendale 1718-1779” Adam Bowett & James Lomax, p.38-39, Plate 2.2, p. 45 Plate 2.5, armchair with moulded, scrolling arm terminals, p108-109 Plate 6.6, identical shaped arms with moulded, scrolled arm terminals,
 
“A Chippendale Commission, Dumfries House Catalogue”, Christies London. Vol I, p.302-303 #124, Vol II, p.125 #255Pair of chairs with identical arm terminals, p198-199 #344 Commode Chair by Chippendale with serpentine arms and scrolled arm terminals.We offer free delivery within the UK. For deliveries Worldwide, please contact us for a quote and we will get back to you within 12 hours.
 
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Internal Reference: 11056
Antique Number: SA959388
Dateline of this antique is Georgian
Height is 95cm (37.4inches)
Width is 67cm (26.4inches)
Depth is 28.5cm (11.2inches)
The antique presented on this page [ANTIQUE NUMBER SA959388] was made in the Georgian Era :
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