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An Excellent Long Set of Carved Mahogany Dining Chairs

Carver:  |  H: 39 in / 98 cm  |  W: 25 in / 63 cm  |  D: 18 in / 46 cm
Single:  |  H: 38 in / 97 cm  |  W: 23 in / 58 cm |  D: 17 in / 43 cm

Description

Comprising twelve chairs, and consisting of two Carver Armchairs, and ten side chairs; constructed in mahogany, which has been excellently and comprehensively carved; rising from cabriole front legs, with ball & claw feet, having foliate carved knees adorned with ‘C’ scrolls, and swept cabriole legs to the rear; the drop-in seats are upholstered in close nailed tan leather; the swept uprights, channelled and carved with foliates, terminate in ‘paper scroll’ ears, conjoining serpentine toprails, also richly carved, and housing complex and exuberant interlaced backs; the arms of dished and swept ‘shepherds crook’ form, terminating in scrolls.
Circa 1890

REF No. 7939

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