27 October 2015
A PAIR OF VICTORIAN MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS
LATE 19TH CENTURY
Each with pierced ribbon-carved back above a red silk damask seat, above a foliate carved rail on dolphin-form legs
With Messrs. Law, Foulsham and Cole, London, circa 1906.
Rogers Fund, 1912.
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P. Macquoid, The Age of Mahogany, London, 1906, fig. 177.
The pattern for this pair of chairs is based on Thomas Chippendale's designs for 'Ribband Back Chairs', published in his Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director, 1762, no. XV.
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