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Chairs

English high style, Chippendale armchair in Mahogany

English high style, Chippendale armchair in Mahogany

  English high style, Chippendale armchair in Mahogany. Circa 1760. The strap back is topped by a serpentine outlined crest, having leafage drapery and beading at the edge. Dramatically curved arms terminate in carved scrolls. Wonderful older finish and patina....

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Empire curricle side chairs, a pair. circa 1810-30

Empire curricle side chairs, a pair. circa 1810-30

Empire curricle side chairs, a pair. circa 1810-30. Concave mahogany veneered backs with flame grained supports arch to seats upholstered in silk "Napoleonic Bee" fabric. Sabre legs, of course. H. 30.5", w. 19", d. 19", set h.17". $350 the pair, to flank your French...

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Empire bergere or armchair, circa 1810-30s

Empire bergere or armchair, circa 1810-30s

Empire bergere or armchair, circa 1810-30s. Walnut in old faded finish.The veneered concave back is braced by curving downward arms held by carved dolphin arm supports with details of the head and scales, and on floral decorated plinths. Saber legs.These sabers don't...

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Napoleon I period open armchair

Napoleon I period open armchair

Napoleon I period open armchair. A rectangular back and scrolling arms in stylized dolphin heads on a bow fronted seat are held by saber legs. The silk cover will need replacement to your taste.. H. 39", w. 25", d. 26", seat h. 16". $390 starts your comfortable French...

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Pair of Italian neo-classic walnut oval side chairs

Pair of Italian neo-classic walnut oval side chairs

Pair of Italian neo-classic walnut oval side chairs with carved crests. Late 18th or early 19th century. The reeded edge backs are highlighted with ribbon carving. Velvet on board replaces the caning on the seats. The serpentine front rails are ribbon carved above...

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English Georgian arm or lolling chair circa 1760+

English Georgian arm or lolling chair circa 1760+

English Georgian arm or lolling chair circa 1760+, with shepherd's crook arms. A fully upholstered soft crested back is above the tufted padded seat with a serpentine front on moulded legs with stretchers. The upholstery is, of course, later but in a correct style and...

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Set of six fruitwood Italian walnut side chairs

Set of six fruitwood Italian walnut side chairs

Set of six fruitwood Italian walnut side chairs from the late 1700s. The arched crest has foliate detail above a pierced and molded urn splat. The molded seat frame is above turned tapered and fluted legs, typical of the period. Restoration as you would expect for...

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English Queen Anne walnut corner chair of the early 1700s

English Queen Anne walnut corner chair of the early 1700s

English Queen Anne walnut corner chair of the early 1700s. A sawn horseshoe back is above urn form splats. The recovered slip seat is on a central cabriole leg and baroque form rear legs. The x-form stretchers are well turned. Height 33 inches, seat width 18 1/2, Seat...

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English Chippendale Mahogany side chair

English Chippendale Mahogany side chair

English Chippendale mahogany side chair circa 1760. In old finish and in sturdy condition, this pierced splat back side chair, retains a rich old finish with depth of color. The trapezoidal seat has a usable later cover. Below, strong cabriole legs of good proportion...

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Early Irish Queen Anne walnut side chair

Early Irish Queen Anne walnut side chair

Early Irish Queen Anne walnut side chair, circa 1720 to 1750. All the beauty in this is found in the scrolling crest with volutes above a fiddle splat on a balloon shaped seat with a later damask cover. Bold cabriole legs at front terminate in trifid feet. Later...

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