A set of twelve George III mahogany dining chairs


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A set of twelve George III mahogany dining chairs

Consisting of ten singles and two arms, the chairbacks are of Grecian pelta-shield form with palm-flower splats radiating from a sunflower medallion and derive from a 'bar-back' sofa pattern published in A. Hepplewhite & Co.'s Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Guide, 1788, pl. 26, and on a 'Camel back stay rail' chair featured in the late 1780s archives of Gillows (L. Boynton, ed., Gillow Furniture Designs 1760-1800, Royston, 1995, fig. 260).
Minor restoration and repolishing.

English, c.1790-1800


  • H: 95cm (37.40in)
  • W: 54cm (21.26in)
  • D: 45cm (17.72in)



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