• Item: 10 Georgian Style Dining Chairs
• Circa: 1880
• In the style of Hepplewhite period (c. 1775 – 1800)
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Mahogany
• 8 Side Chairs
• 2 Armchairs
• Shield back design
• Reeded centre pierced back splat
• Carved wheat central motif
• Moulded vertical rails
• Stuff over seat design
• Recently upholstered seats
• Red & gold damask structured cotton upholstery
• Tapering reeded front legs on spade feet
• Sabre rear legs
• Original polish
• Excellent quality
• Heavy chairs – sign of quality
• Solid in joint
• True set (not matched together)
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
Here is a fine quality antique set of 10 Georgian Style Dining Chairs, in the style of Hepplewhite period, with shield backs, constructed in the Victorian period, circa 1880, in excellent condition. The set consists of eight side chairs and two armchairs. The 10 Georgian Style Dining Chairs are constructed of solid mahogany and feature a moulded shield back design; incorporating a central carved wheat motif pediment above five finely executed pierced moulded shaped splats, flanked by moulded vertical rails. The stuff over seats have been recently upholstered in top quality hard wearing red & gold damask structured cotton upholstery, with traditional hessian material to the underside. Therefore the seats are in excellent and clean condition, with no marks. The seats are firm but comfortable; you do not sink into the seat. These are a heavy set of chairs which indicates they are of very good quality. The 10 Georgian Style Dining Chairs are raised on tapering moulded legs, terminating on spade feet to the front, with sabre legs to the rear, united by a “H” stretcher for additional strength. The armchairs mirror the design of the singles, with the addition of two splayed reeded arms, secured by shaped vertical supports. The underside of the chairs retains their wooden slat corner supports; later chairs were constructed with solid corner blocks. Please note, this is a true set of 10 Georgian Style Dining Chairs; they have not been matched together from smaller sets of similar chairs.
The Hepplewhite design was a very popular style during the late Georgian period in England designed by the famous cabinetmaker, George Hepplewhite. One characteristic that is seen in many of his designs is a shield-shaped chair back, where an expansive shield appeared in place of a narrower splat design. George Hepplewhite (who lived between 1727 to 1786) is regarded as having been one of the “big three” English furniture makers of the 18th century, along with Thomas Sheraton and Thomas Chippendale.
The 10 Georgian Style Dining Chairs feature a rich dark brown mahogany colour. As they boast the original polish, they have a lovely colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
The 10 Georgian Style Dining Chairs would look superb in the dining room or boardroom. They would certainly grace any home and are a great investment as they are extremely functional. So don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
Here is a fine quality antique set of 10 Georgian Style Dining Chairs, in the style of Hepplewhite period, with shield backs, constructed in the Victorian period, circa 1880, in excellent condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges, frames and legs, but nothing significant considering the age of them. The chair frames have been cleaned and French polished in our workshop, therefore the colour and patination is of an excellent standard. The seats have been recently upholstered; therefore, the fabric is in excellent and clean condition. If you do not like the colour/style of the upholstery, we can recover the seats in a fabric of your choice. If you would like the seats recovered, please contact us for a quote. The 10 Georgian Style Dining Chairs retain the original polish; therefore, they boast a fantastic patination and colour, which cannot be recreated if the chairs were re-polished. This is a true set from the day of their construction (they have not been matched together from smaller sets of similar chairs). The chairs are solid in joint; they do not wobble and they are ready to use.
External height = 98.5cm / 38¾” / 3ft 2¾”
External width = 59.5cm / 23½” / 1ft 11½”
External depth = 55cm / 21⅝” / 1ft 9⅝”
Seat height = 50cm / 19¾” / 1ft 7¾”
Seat width = 52.5cm / 20⅝” / 1ft 8⅝”
Seat depth = 44cm / 17¼” / 1ft 5¼”
Arm Height = 70cm / 27½” / 2ft 3½”
Back height = 50.5cm / 19⅞” / 1ft 7⅞”
Side Chair Dimensions:
External Height = 98.5cm / 39⅛” / 3ft 3⅛”
External Width = 56cm / 22” / 1ft 10”
External Depth = 51cm / 20⅛” / 1ft 8⅛”
Seat Height = 50cm / 19¾” / 1ft 7¾”
Seat Width = 51cm / 20⅛” / 1ft 8⅛”
Seat Depth = 41cm / 16⅛” / 1ft 4⅛”
Back Height = 50cm / 19⅝” / 1ft 7⅝”
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