fine set of 10 early c19th scottish regency period mahogany dining chairs

Fine set of 10 early C19th Scottish Regency period mahogany dining chairs.



Item Ref

ML 187


Fine set of 10 early C19th Scottish Regency period mahogany dining chairs .
Superb set of 10 high quality Scottish mahogany dining chairs comprising of 8 single chairs and 2 armchairs.
The mahogany frames with carved moulded detail to uprights and seat frame friezes. The corners with reeded decorated block design . The flame-veneered backs with ebony line inlay surround. The frame backs inset with double reeded lumbar bars either side of an elegant and intricately-carved and pierced classically-inspired design splat with paterae detail .
The turned fore-legs terminating in a shapely bulbous foot , whilst all four legs are united by cross-over finely-turned X stretchers. All with their original drop-in seats .
The carver , or armchairs , each with elegantly formed swept arms with a vase shaped support to the frame .
Of typical Scottish Regency period design , possibly made by Morison & Co of Ayr (est. 1808) , a company known for the quality of their furniture , and associated with this distinctive pattern of chair .
All chairs in excellent original condition with no damage or repairs. Have been cleaned and waxed in our workshops. The drop-in seats have been reupholstered by our skilled artisan in the traditional manner using a sympathetic neutral striped period style fabric , whilst the undersides have close-nailed hessian covers.
Excellent original rich colour and patina to the selected superior grade of mahogany.
Good strong and stable set of 10 chairs of generous proportions and sophisticated and elegant design , in ready-to-use condition and in a scarce and desirable multiple .
Sourced directly from a local country-house dispersal where they have been owned by the same family of Scottish descent for 200 years .
H (single) 35"
H (carver) 35"
W (single) 19"
W (carver) 22"
D (single) 17"
W (carver) 19"
Seat height 18"
Scotland c. 1815
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 187


Height = 90 cm (36")
Width = 48 cm (19")
Depth = 42 cm (17")

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