20C British Mahogany Armchair with Cabriole legs. REALLY NICE early 20th Century British Mahogany armchair…
LOVELY pair of 19C Pair of William IV British Mahogany Side Chairs.
Mid-19th Century, from circa 1835 – 40, William IV Era, British Side chairs, made from the best cuban mahogany.
Both chairs are in GREAT CONDITION.
The back splat has a scroll shaped top with a Prince of Wales carved central motif.
It is inset with carved flower medallions. The sides have tulip buds carved onto the sides. The scroll work continues on the base of the back splat.
The front two legs are beautifully carved, turned and fluted, coming to an end with the original brass casters.
The back two legs are plain and provide sturdy support.
The back of the back splat is open and set with upholstery.
Nothing needs to be done to these chairs, save re-upholstering with your desired fabric !!
A GORGEOUS PAIR to grace any home of quality !!
REGENCY ERA: The Regency in the United Kingdom was a period when King George III was deemed unfit to rule and his son, the Prince of Wales, ruled as his proxy as Prince Regent. On the death of his father in 1820, the Prince Regent became George IV. The term Regency (or Regency era) can refer to various dates with some given a longer period than the decade of the formal Regency which lasted 1811-1820. The period 1795 to 1837 (the latter part of the reign of George III and the reigns of his sons George IV, as Prince Regent and King, and William IV) is oft attributed as the Regency era characterised by distinctive trends in British architecture, literature, fashions, politics, and culture. The Regency era formally ended in 1837 when Queen Victoria succeeded William IV.
19C Pair of British Mahogany Side Chairs.
Provenance: Bought at an Estate sale in Ireland.
Dimensions: 40.5″ tall, 19″ wide and 25″ deep
Condition: Very good.