Splendid Set of 14 Regency Dining Armchairs/Chairs
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We are pleased to be able to offer for sale this beautiful set of fourteen Regency style dining chairs, crafted from the finest flame mahogany, that comprises twelve side chairs as well as two armchairs and which dates from the last quarter of the 20th century.
These lovely chairs are made of solid mahogany that has been decorated with fabulous satinwood crossbanding designs that are accented with a boxwood and ebony line inlay. The chairs have elegant reeded tapering front legs with sabre back legs.
These Regency style chairs are supplied with drop in seats that have been upholstered with a rich burgundy and gold fabric. The seat cushions can be removed if required in order to reveal the cane seats beneath which provide cooler and more comfortable dining in the warmer months.
These Regency style chairs are offered for sale in excellent condition, please see the photographs supplied for confirmation of this.
Viewing and to find out more
This set of fourteen Regency style dining chairs, along with our other items of antique and contemporary furniture, can be seen in 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: 02179 when doing so. If you do visit the showroom you will also be able to view many other items of furniture, including both antique 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 14 dining chairs in the Regency Chair style shipped to a non-UK destination, we are able to pack and ship them worldwide but please request a shipping quote before making a purchase so that we can be sure to meet your needs exactly.
If you are not satisfied with your purchase of this set of Regency style dining chairs, in keeping with the Distance Selling Regulations, we offer a 14-day money back guarantee. You must return this set of 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 95 x Width 56 x Depth 53 - Armchairs
Height 93 x Width 48 x Depth 46 - Chairs
Dimensions in inches:
Height 3 feet, 1 inch x Width 1 foot, 10 inches x Depth 1 foot, 9 inches - Armchairs
Height 3 feet, 1 inch x Width 1 foot, 7 inches x Depth 1 foot, 6 inches - Chairs
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: 02179
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