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George II Style Mahogany Double Chair Settee
George II Style Mahogany Double Chair Settee
George II Style Mahogany Double Chair Settee
George II Style Mahogany Double Chair Settee
George II Style Mahogany Double Chair Settee
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George II Style Mahogany Double Chair Settee

  • This George II Revival double settee was created in the style of the beloved Thomas Chippendale
  • The son of a Yorkshire craftsman, Chippendale counted royals among his distinguished clientele
  • This mahogany settee embodies both beauty and balance, featuring magnificent zoomorphic carvings
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$16,850
Item No. 31-5329

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Description
A magnificent mahogany double chair back settee crafted in the George II taste. From the scaled and scalloped back and zoomorphic armrests to the hairy ball-and-claw feet, the quality of the carving is deep and richly detailed. The seat is upholstered in a lovely black floral tapestry that remains in wonderful condition. Created in the style of Chippendale, this double settee is an elegant combination of beauty and balance. The talent and genius of Thomas. . .
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A magnificent mahogany double chair back settee crafted in the George II taste. From the scaled and scalloped back and zoomorphic armrests to the hairy ball-and-claw feet, the quality of the carving is deep and richly detailed. The seat is upholstered in a lovely black floral tapestry that remains in wonderful condition. Created in the style of Chippendale, this double settee is an elegant combination of beauty and balance. The talent and genius of Thomas Chippendale's designs dominated the furniture styles of the 18th century. He was the first person to boast such a strong following that an entire style bears his name and not that of a monarch.

The son of a Yorkshire cabinetmaker, Chippendale quickly excelled in the family business. By the age of 36, he owned a series of workshops throughout England and an expansive timber yard for harvesting the finest woods. In 1754, Chippendale published The Gentleman and Cabinetmaker's Director, considered the “bible” of furniture design of its day. The book contained over 161 plates with an astounding range of furniture in the Gothic, Chinese and Rococo styles. Subsequent publications of the text throughout Europe and North America included many Neo-Classical designs, serving to propel Chippendale into the international spotlight. Soon, this modest craftsman counted among his distinguished clientele countless members of nobility and society.

19th century
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George II Style Mahogany Double Chair Settee
Period: 19th Century
Origin: England
Type: Seating
Depth: 27.25 Inches
Width: 61.0 Inches
Height: 40.0 Inches
Style: Chippendale
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