An exceptionally fine pair of Chippendale mahogany “Gothic” back side chairs, circa 1755-1775, with outstanding patination and color. Great Britain

$4,800.00

An exceptionally fine pair of Chippendale mahogany Gothic back side chairs, circa 1755-1775, with outstanding patination and color. Great Britain.

In form, the principal foundation of the design found on these chairs back splats and crest rails are derived from the original Gentleman and Cabinet-Makers Director drawn by the premiere London furniture designer Thomas Chippendale, which was first published in 1754. The present chairs were undoubtedly inspired by that publication, but vary slightly, and display squared and molded legs. Each are constructed with dense mahogany and exhibit superior carving and attention to three-dimensional aspects when viewed. A truly exemplary and marvelous period pair at an attractive price.

PROVENANCE: The estate of a well-known Vermont collector, connoisseur, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.

CONDITION: Excellent. The chairs have exceptional color with a rich, deep, and lusturous patina, saturated with a nut brown glow. The “H” strecher arrangement is correct. Both of the “slip” seat frames are old and possible original. The pair are covered in a “pear” green silk fabric.

DIMENSIONS: Height is 37 1/2″, Width of the front seat rail is 21 3/4″.

$4,800. the pair.

SKU: AN 104046374 Categories: ,

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Condition:
Excellent
Creation Date:
1755-1775

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