Stock Code: 2535
Description: A fine pair of George III painted and carved giltwood armchairs possibly by Thomas Chippendale. The oval backs with moulded gilt edge surrounds, carved in relief with a floral crest and central leaf decoration. The out-swept moulded arms with padded rests and a moulded scrolled hand hold, curving down towards the seat with relief carved floral decoration. The seat with serpentine front rail, inset with a central carved bow and emanating floral decoration. The chairs are supported by fluted swelling baluster legs to the front and out-swept legs to the rear.
Further Information: These chairs are near identical to others which are known to have been made by Chippendale, the quality of construction and detailing is evident throughout.
Condition: Excellent. Original decoration refreshed in places, the chairs have been re-webbed and re-covered.
Country of Origin: England
Origin/Age: English, George III, circa 1775
Provenance: Blount Family, Mawley Hall, Shropshire. Pictured in Country Life magazine in 1910.
Maker: Possibly by Thomas Chippendale
Dimensions: Height 38.25 inches (97.16cm) Width 24.00 inches (60.96cm) Depth 24.00 inches (60.96cm)