19th Century English Pair of Mahogany and Blue Damask upholstery Gainsborough Library Armchairs after Thomas Chippendale

19th Century English Pair of Mahogany and Blue Damask upholstery Gainsborough Library Armchairs after Thomas Chippendale

In the manner of THOMAS CHIPPENDALE (1718-1779)
19th Century English Pair of Mahogany and Blue Damask upholstery Gainsborough Library Armchairs after Thomas Chippendale

Date & Origin c. 1840, England
Dimensions
H
101 cm (39 inc)
W
69 cm (27 inc)
D
64 cm (25 inc)
Description
A Pair of Gainsborough Library Armchairs Taken from a design By Thomas Chippendale

These armchairs draw on plates XIX & XX from The Chippendale Director. Constructed in mahogany, rising from cabriole legs terminating in carved scrolled feet, with pad footed cabriole legs to the rear; the scrolled and knuckle carved swept arms, padded elbow rests, conjoin bow fronted seats and outswept domed top backs.
Literature
Thomas Chippendale the Elder (1718-1779)

Yorkshire born, a highly skilled cabinet maker and designer, published in 1754 his 'Gentleman & Cabinet Maker's Director', a volume of instantly recognisable and idiosyncratic designs, that was reprinted time and again, serving as an essential manual for cabinet makers the length and breadth of England. Working from 60-62 St Martins Lane, London his output is regarded as the ne plus ultra of 18th century English cabinet making. His company furnished inter alia, Harewood House and Nostell Priory.
Medium
Mahogany, Blue Damask Upholstery
Condition
Excellent
Stock Code 8759
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
101 cm (39 inc)
W
69 cm (27 inc)
D
64 cm (25 inc)
Description
A Pair of Gainsborough Library Armchairs Taken from a design By Thomas Chippendale

These armchairs draw on plates XIX & XX from The Chippendale Director. Constructed in mahogany, rising from cabriole legs terminating in carved scrolled feet, with pad footed cabriole legs to the rear; the scrolled and knuckle carved swept arms, padded elbow rests, conjoin bow fronted seats and outswept domed top backs.
Stock Code 8759

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