Grand Bespoke Set 12 English Regency Style Bar Back Dining Chairs
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We really do urge you to take a closer look at this lovely bespoke set of twelve English-made Regency Style bar back dining chairs - ready to take pride of place in any home or indeed a commercial space such as a meeting room, hotel or restaurant.
The chairs in this large dining chair set have been skilfully crafted using only the finest solid flame mahogany and the finish and attention to detail on display is something we urge you to take a few minutes in order to appreciate.
This set of bespoke bar back chairs set comprises ten side chairs along with two lovely armchairs for the heads of table. All of the chairs feature an attractive bar back style design and have 'drop in' seats, upholstered in a high quality yet durable olive green fabric.
We offer this set of twelve bar back dining chairs for sale in excellent condition as can be seen from the gallery of photographs supplied.
Viewing and further information
This set of twelve Regency Style bar back dining chairs, along with the wide range of other items of antique and contemporary furniture, can be viewed at our London showroom every weekday from 10am until 5pm and also on occasional Saturdays - see opening hours above and on the home page. If you are unable to make the trip to the London showroom please contact us using the details above and ask our in-house furniture experts any questions that you may have, quoting item reference: 01968A when doing so. If you do visit the showroom you will also be able to view many other items of furniture, including antique dining tables and bespoke contemporary tables, chairs and desks.
Shipping, Delivery and Returns
We ship items of contemporary and antique furniture to any mainland UK address, free of charge.
If you would like to have this set of bar back chairs in the Regency style shipped to a non-UK destination, we are able to carefully pack and ship them worldwide. May we please ask you to request a shipping quote before making a purchase.
If you are not satisfied with your purchase of these Regency bar back dining chairs, in keeping with the Distance Selling Regulations, we offer a 14-day money back guarantee. You must return this set of Regency style chairs in their original packaging and condition to be eligible for a refund. Please be aware that you are responsible for paying the return shipping charges, unless we sent you the wrong item(s), i.e. one that is materially different to what you ordered.
You are also responsible for paying any duties or taxes that fall due through shipping this item outside the European Union.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 86 x Width 51 x Depth 55 - Chair
Height 87 x Width 54 x Depth 56 - Armchair
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 10 inches x Width 1 foot, 8 inches x Depth 1 foot, 10 inches - Chair
Height 2 feet, 10 inches x Width 1 foot, 9 inches x Depth 1 foot, 10 inches - Armchair
Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)
was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.
While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.
Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.
The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).
is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.
The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.
It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.
Our reference: 01968a
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