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A MATCHED SET OF TEN 'MACCLESFIELD' ASH LADDERBACK CHAIRS
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A MATCHED SET OF TEN 'MACCLESFIELD' ASH LADDERBACK CHAIRS

MID-19TH CENTURY, BY C. LEICESTER

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A MATCHED SET OF TEN 'MACCLESFIELD' ASH LADDERBACK CHAIRS
MID-19TH CENTURY, BY C. LEICESTER
Including a pair of armchairs, each with a perched turned top rail and turned uprights, a rush seat and tapering legs with stretchers, two chairs stamped C.LEICESTER, minor differences, the seat edgings replaced. (10)
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These chairs exhibit several features associated with Charles Leicester of Macclesfield, among them the distinctive top-rail and the back uprights that curve from seat level. See Bernard D. Cotton, The English Regional Chair, Woodbridge, 1990.

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