Price range: £100,000 +     REF No. 4496721

A SET OF TWELVE GEORGE III MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS

A rare set of twelve late 18th century Hepplewhite period carved mahogany dining chairs, comprising ten side chairs and two armchairs with shaped backs and saddle seats upholstered in blue silk damask; on channelled square tapering legs with husk trails terminating in block toes. The armchairs having upholstered arms on husk carved down swept supports joined to the sides of the seat.

Note: Two side chairs of later date.

English, circa 1785

Side chair:
Height: 37 ½ in; 95.5 cm
Width: 21 ¾ in; 55.5 cm
Depth: 25 ½ in; 65 cm

Armchair:
Height: 37 ½ in; 95.5 cm
Width: 27 ¼ in; 69 cm
Depth: 28 in; 71 cm