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FINE EARLY GEORGE III CARVED MAHOGANY GAINSBOROUGH OPEN ARMCHAIR

England, c1765, as shown in

Thomas Chippendale's 1762 "Gentleman & Cabinet-Maker's Director", Plate XIX, "French Chairs"

 

 

 The arched shaped upholstered back over an upholstered serpentine upholstered seat with gadrooned seatrail edge, the padded curved arms ending in boldly executed acanthus-carved mahogany handholds descending into s-curved acanthus-carved supports, above square fluted front legs having carved leaf-form returns, the rear legs dramatically raked, raised on brass and leather casters

 

Ref :

The unique form for this chair back, with options for legs and arms, is illustrated in The Gentleman & Cabinet-Maker’s Director, Thomas Chippendale, 3rd Edition, published 1762, Plate XIX, “French Chairs”

 

Provenance :

Glaisher and Nash, Ltd., London

 
Condition : Excellent; newly covered with moss green ultrasuede with horsehair interior

 

37.5” High x 26.5” Wide x 28” Deep

  

Price: Please Inquire 

 

 #6375

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

Also See :

 

 

 

Rare George III Mahogany Breakfast Table with Fretwork Compartment

England, c1765

An identical table with the same fretwork patterning is pictured in Thomas Chippendale's

 The Gentleman's & Cabinet-Maker's Director," Breakfast Tables" (above right).

It is also shown in MacQuoid & Edwards Dictionary of British Furniture,

under the same heading, Figure 2, and also in the collection of the V&A.

 

 

Fine Early George III Cuban Mahogany Commode
Attributed to Thomas Chippendale

England, c1765, with leather-covered pull-out drawer

 

 

 

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Early George III Carved Mahogany Gainsborough Open Armchair, as pictured in Chippendale's 1762 Director, Plate XIX, "French Chairs"