• Item: Side chair
• Circa: 1780
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Mahogany
• Chippendale period (c. 1755 – 1780)
• Shaped top rail
• Exquisitely pierced fretwork back splat
• Moulded drop-in seat frame
• Newly upholstered drop in seat
• Embroidered structured silk & cotton upholstery
• Pale gold with diamond shaped pattern
• Cabriole front legs
• Shell carving to knees
• Rear chamfered sabre legs
• Original polish & patination
• Solid in joint
• Good quality
• Small Proportions – suited for a lady
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• 14-day free UK returns policy
This is a fine quality small Georgian mahogany ladies side chair, circa 1780, in the style of the Chippendale period, with small proportions, with a newly upholstered seat, in excellent original condition. The proportions of this chair are more suited to a lady. The chair is constructed of solid mahogany and features a shaped top rail, with a finely executed pierced central fretwork back splat, flanked by vertical moulded rails. Incorporating a drop-in seat design, the seat frame is finely moulded. The seat has been newly upholstered in top quality embroidered structured silk & cotton upholstery in a pale gold colour, with a diamond, and new hessian underside. Therefore, the seat is in excellent and clean condition, with no marks. The seat is well padded and firm but comfortable at the same time – you do not sink into the seat. The chair features cabriole legs to the front, with shell carving to the knees, and chamfered sabre legs to the rear. Chairs with chamfered legs denote quality.
The chair boasts a rich, dark mahogany colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This mahogany Chippendale side chair would look superb in a variety of rooms from the dining room, office or library. It would certainly grace any home and is a great investment as it is extremely functional. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
Height = 97.5cm or 38⅜” or 3ft 2⅜”
Width = 56.5cm or 22¼” or 1ft 10¼”
Depth = 43cm or 16⅞” or 1ft 4⅞”
Seat Height = 46cm or 18⅛” or 1ft 6⅛”
Seat Width = 50cm or 19⅝” or 1ft 7⅝”
Seat Depth = 36.2cm or 14¼” or 1ft 2¼”
Back Height = 53cm or 20⅞” or 1ft 8⅞”
This ladies chair is in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the frames, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The chair joints have been glued in our workshop; therefore, the chairs are now solid in joint. The chair has been French polished by hand to a professional standard; therefore, the colour and patination is of an excellent standard. The seat has been newly upholstered in top quality embroidered structured silk & cotton upholstery in a pale gold colour with a diamond pattern. Therefore, the seat is in excellent and clean condition, with no marks. The seat is well padded and firm but comfortable at the same time – you do not sink into the seat. They are solid in joint (not loose or wobbly) and are ready to use.
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