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Superb Regency Style Dining Chairs Swag Back Set of 12

Superb Regency Style Dining Chairs Swag Back Set of 12 Sold
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This is a very useful and attractive set of 12 Regency style dining chairs, made in England and dating from the last quarter of the 20th century.

As you can see from the photographs we have provided, this set of Regency style dining chairs have been skilfully crafted using the finest solid mahogany, one of the most sought after materials used for furniture manufacture for hundreds of years due to its fine grain, depth of colour and rich finish.

This particular swag back dining chair set comprises ten chairs and two armchairs. They all of feature an attractive swag back design and have popular 'drop in' seats that can be removed as required and which have been upholstered in a sumptuous yet hard wearing olive green fabric.

A matching table is available is available for this dining chair set - please check out or dining table and chairs sets here.

Condition

In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.

More Information and to View This Swag Back Chair Set

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Shipping, Delivery and Returns

We can expertly pack and ship our large dining table and chair sets to any location worldwide, but please email or call for a shipping quotation before ordering this Regency drape back chair set as we want to be sure we can meet all your requirements.

We deliver to any UK mainland address free of charge.

We offer a 14-day money back guarantee in keeping with the Distance Selling Regulations if you are not satisfied with your purchase. Please be aware that you must return the item(s) in its original packing and in its original condition for the money back guarantee to be valid. You are responsible for the return shipping costs unless the item differs in a material way from what we said we were selling you.

You are also responsible for paying any additional customs duties or local taxes that fall due on shipping this swag back dining chair set outside the European Union.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 89 x Width 50 x Depth 48 - Chair

Height 89 x Width 54 x Depth 50 - Armchair

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 feet, 11 inches x Width 1 foot, 8 inches x Depth 1 foot, 7 inches - Chair

Height 2 feet, 11 inches x Width 1 foot, 9 inches x Depth 1 foot, 8 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).

Satinwood

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: 03736