Description

side chair 21" wide x 18 1/2" deep x 36 1/4" high seat height 18 1/2 to crown seat measurements, 19" wide x 14" deep armchair 25" wide x 21" deep x 37" high seat height 18 1/2" to crown arm is 28" from the floor. Set of 12 George III mahogany dining chairs with pierced vase splats, the drop in seats on square chamfered legs joined by "H" stretchers chairs have an umber tone and appear dark but finish is deep and rich with undertones of brown and red reflecting through combined with the beautiful tight grain of the mahogany. Elegant but simple form and comfortable with wide seats. Chairs show some wear which is consistent with their age and use but are in excellent mechanical condition. Purchased at auction in 1996, London Philip Son & Neal Auction Details OF THE PERIOD George III PLACE OF ORIGIN England DATE OF MANUFACTURE 1810 PERIOD Early 19th Century MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES PolishedMahogany, Upholstery CONDITION Good. Chairs original finish was altered at some point in their history. Chairs do not appear to have ever been stripped, original color and patina is intact but topical finish is some what glossy. Otherwise in excellent condition. WEAR Wear consistent with age and use

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