pair of c18th george iii period mahogany side chairs with original needlework seat covers

Pair of C18th George III period mahogany side chairs with original needle-work seat covers .



Item Ref

ML 1712


Pair of C18th George III period mahogany side chairs with original needle-work seat covers.
Well proportioned pair of mahogany chairs with carved open-splat backs and serpentine cresting rail tops . Good wide, broad seats crucially retaining their original needle-work covers with a good level of original colours. Raised on square moulded 'Marlborough' pattern forelegs united by an 'H' stretcher.
Serpentine outline front to the seats , the back splats with a shaped 'shoe' to the rear.
In decorative 'country-house' condition. The frames below the seats with interesting estate-made iron-work repairs and the webbing is distressed and loose.
No breaks or repairs to to the chair frames .
The seat covers being rare survivors from the mid eighteenth century.
H 38"
H(seat) 18"
W 21"
D 19"
England c.1760
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Internal Ref: ML 1712


Height = 96 cm (38")
Width = 53 cm (21")
Depth = 48 cm (19")

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