Antique Set 6 Walnut Art Deco Dining Chairs Epstein c.1930
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A set of six antique Art Deco dining chairs in the style of Epstein dating from around 1930 and offered for sale in excellent condition.
These chairs have been French polished in order to highlight and emphasise the typically beautiful figured grain of the burr walnut. It is easy to see why this type of wood is much appreciated by furniture makers and lovers. The chairs are upholstered in a lovely cream suede material.
Those who love the Art Deco furniture style will find much to appreciate here with this set of chairs because they are truly representative of the style of one of Art Deco’s most famous makers, Epstein. This London based maker was responsible for lots of lovely, typical Art Deco pieces during the early part of the 20th century and their work is particularly sought after to this day.
These Epstein style Art Deco chairs are offered for sale in excellent condition. They have been beautifully restored in our own workshops, by our own craftsmen, we urge you to see the photographs we have supplied for confirmation of this.
Viewing and more information
This set of six antique Art Deco dining chairs, along with many other items of antique and contemporary Art Deco 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: 07196 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 Art Deco dining chairs in the Epstein 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 these Epstein 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 58 x Depth 60
Dimensions in inches:
Height 3 feet, 1 inch x Width 1 foot, 11 inches x Depth 2 feet
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: 07196