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Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C

Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C | Ref. no. 09775b | Regent Antiques
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  • Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C | Ref. no. 09775b | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C | Ref. no. 09775b | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C | Ref. no. 09775b | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C | Ref. no. 09775b | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C | Ref. no. 09775b | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C | Ref. no. 09775b | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C | Ref. no. 09775b | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C | Ref. no. 09775b | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C | Ref. no. 09775b | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C | Ref. no. 09775b | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C | Ref. no. 09775b | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C | Ref. no. 09775b | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C | Ref. no. 09775b | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C | Ref. no. 09775b | Regent Antiques
Ref: 09775b
Price: £4,250.00
This is a wonderful and rare antique set of six high backed Dutch walnut and floral marquetry dining chairs, Circa 1780 in dat...

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This is a wonderful and rare antique set of six high backed Dutch walnut and floral marquetry dining chairs, Circa 1780 in date.

The chairs have been skillfully crafted from walnut, bear profuse floral marquetry inlaid decoration and are typical of the very best period Dutch marquetry furniture.

The majestic central back splats are inlaid with stunning armorial crests, the craftsmen did everything to make the backs stand out, and as a finishing touch they added on every single splat, a very refined mother of pearl inlay in the form of an exquisite flower, which adds an extra touch of elegance and finesse to these sumptuous chairs.

The luxurious shaped drop-in seats have just been reupholstered in a beautiful golden damask  fabric and the chairs are raised on elegant gently curving cabriole legs that terminate in claw and ball feet. 

Transform the fine dining experience in your home with this set of dining chairs fit for a king.

Condition:

In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned, French polished, waxed and reupholstered in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
 
 



Dimensions in cm:

Height 115 x Width 53 x Depth 54

Height 50 - Seat Height

Dimensions in inches:

Height 3 feet, 9 inches x Width 1 foot, 9 inches x Depth 1 foot, 9 inches

Height 1 foot, 8 inches - Seat Height

Our reference: 09775b

Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.

Walnut
The Walnut woods are probably the most recognisable and popular of all the exotic woods, having been used in furniture making for many centuries. Walnut veneer was highly priced and the cost would reflect the ‘fanciness’ of the veneer – the more decorative, then the more expensive and desirable.



Marquetry
is decorative artistry where pieces of material (such as wood, mother of pearl, pewter, brass silver or shell) of different colours are inserted into surface wood veneer to form intricate patterns such as scrolls or flowers.


The technique of veneered marquetry had its inspiration in 16th century Florence. Marquetry elaborated upon Florentine techniques of inlaying solid marble slabs with designs formed of fitted marbles, jaspers and semi-precious stones. This work, called opere di commessi, has medieval parallels in Central Italian "Cosmati"-work of inlaid marble floors, altars and columns. The technique is known in English as pietra dura, for the "hardstones" used: onyx, jasper, cornelian, lapis lazuli and colored marbles. In Florence, the Chapel of the Medici at San Lorenzo is completely covered in a colored marble facing using this demanding jig-sawn technique.

Techniques of wood marquetry were developed in Antwerp and other Flemish centers of luxury cabinet-making during the early 16th century. The craft was imported full-blown to France after the mid-seventeenth century, to create furniture of unprecedented luxury being made at the royal manufactory of the Gobelins, charged with providing furnishings to decorate Versailles and the other royal residences of Louis XIV. Early masters of French marquetry were the Fleming Pierre Golle and his son-in-law, André-Charles Boulle, who founded a dynasty of royal and Parisian cabinet-makers (ébénistes) and gave his name to a technique of marquetry employing shell and brass with pewter in arabesque or intricately foliate designs.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 115 x Width 53 x Depth 54

Height 50 - Seat Height

Dimensions in inches:

Height 3 feet, 9 inches x Width 1 foot, 9 inches x Depth 1 foot, 9 inches

Height 1 foot, 8 inches - Seat Height

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