Stock Code: 2382
Description: An important set of George III Chippendale period mahogany hanging wall shelves. The pierced fretwork fashioned sides in the Chinese Chippendale taste. The sides are joined by three horizontal shelves and an integrated bottom frieze section with a three drawers fitted with gilt brass axe head handles. The shelves have pierced fretwork scrol shpaed lower brackets to each die under the frieze drawers. A fine pair of shelves, excellent quality.
Further Information: Very similar sets of shelves are illustrated in Christopher Gilberts “Life and works of Thomas Chippendale” page 188.
Condition: Excellent. Minor restorations, waxing.
Country of Origin: England
Origin/Age: English, George III, circa 1770
Provenance: Dr C J Cellan-Jones, Uplands, Swansea bought from C O’Connell, Cork in 1956.
Maker: In the manner of Thomas Chippendale
Dimensions: Height 46.00 inches (116.84cm) Width 34.00 inches (86.36cm) Depth 8.00 inches (20.32cm)