george iii chippendale period 'gothick' chair c1770

George III Chippendale period 'Gothick' chair c.1770.


| $1,664 USD | €1,416 EUR

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A very fine quality Georgian mahogany chair strongly influenced by Thomas Chippendale.
Beautiful crisp carving, excellent colour, the best quality dense mahogany and totally sound. There is old damage to the side stretchers where they meet the front stretcher, not noticeable in everyday use.
The seat is covered in good quality black hide.
Thomas Chippendale born at Otley, West Riding of Yorkshire, born 1718 died 1779) was a London cabinet-maker and furniture designer in the mid-Georgian, English Rococo, and Neoclassical styles. In 1754 he published a book of his designs, titled "The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director". The designs are regarded as reflecting the current London fashion for furniture for that period and were used by other cabinet makers outside London.
DIMENSIONS:39 inches high, 21 inches wide
PROVENANCE:Private Collection, Cambridgeshire.
Internal Ref: 8874

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