A Set of Twelve George III Mahogany Dining Armchairs

CIRCA 1770

Height: 39.25" Width: 22.5" Depth: 22" Seat H: 18"

Inventory Number 7899




Each arched padded backrest within a rope-twist-carved show-wood frame with central foliate carving to crestrail, issuing downswept armrests with flowerhead carving; the upholstered seats above gadroon-carved seat rail, raised on paneled tapering legs carved with bellflowers and ending in shaped foliate-carved feet.

Additional Information

M. Jourdain and F. Rose, English Furniture: The Georgian Period (1750–1830), 1953, p. 80, pl. 41.

H. Cescinsky, English Furniture from Gothic to Sheraton, 1937, p. 284.