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Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century

Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
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  • Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Set 12 Hepplewhite Mahogany Dining Chairs 19th Century | Ref. no. A1355 | Regent Antiques
Ref: A1355
Price: £6,500.00
This is a fantastic antique English made set of twelve mahogany shield back dining chairs of "Hepplewhite" design, circa 1880...

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This is a fantastic antique English made set of twelve mahogany shield back dining chairs of "Hepplewhite" design, circa 1880 in date.

The set comprising a pair of open armchairs and ten side chairs each with an oval back carved with leaves and bell flowers,  a scroll and urn pierced splat above a drop-in seat, and raised on moulded square tapering front legs.

The seat cushions have been reupholstered in a beautiful green damask, the chairs have been masterfully crafted in beautiful solid mahogany throughout and the finish and attention to detail on display are truly breathtaking.
 
Transform the fine dining experience in your home with this set of elegant antique dining chairs.

 

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

Dimensions in cm:

Height 97 x Width 57 x Depth 54 - Armchairs

Height 94 x Width 48 x Depth 53 - Side chairs

Dimensions in inches:

Height 3 feet, 2 inches 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, 9 inches - Side chairs

Our reference: A1355

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

George Hepplewhite 
(1727 - 1786) was a cabinetmaker. He is regarded as having been one of the "big three" English furniture makers of the 18th century, along with Thomas Sheraton and Thomas Chippendale.

There are no pieces of furniture made by Hepplewhite or his firm known to exist but he gave his name to a distinctive style of light, elegant furniture that was fashionable between about 1775 and 1800 and reproductions of his designs continued through the following centuries. After he died in 1786, the business was continued by his widow, Alice. In 1788 she published a book with about 300 of his designs, The Cabinet Maker and Upholsterers Guide, with two further editions published in 1789 and 1790.

Hepplewhite produced designs that were slender, more curvilinear in shape and well balanced. There are some characteristics that hint at a Hepplewhite design, such as shorter more curved chair arms, straight legs, shield-shape chair backs, all without carving. The design would receive ornamentation from paint and inlays used on the piece.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 97 x Width 57 x Depth 54 - Armchairs

Height 94 x Width 48 x Depth 53 - Side chairs

Dimensions in inches:

Height 3 feet, 2 inches 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, 9 inches - Side chairs

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