Pair of George III Giltwood Salon Armchairs
Pair of George III Giltwood Salon Armchairs, newly reupholstered in blue moire silk.
H:37”, 94 cms, W:24”, 61 cms, D:25.75”,65.5 cms.
A superb Pair of George III Period Carved Giltwood Salon Armchairs in the Neoclassical taste, the oval backs surmounted by a crisply carved looped ribbon and flanked by scrolling, shaped arms with padded elbow rests, the serpentine seats above a carved frieze with a crisply carved looped ribbon flanked by hatch carved panels and the whole raised on turned fluted legs with crisply carved paterae to the stiles.
Lit: Christopher Gilbert, “The life and work of Thomas Chippendale” Vol I Colour Plates 13,15 & 17
Vol II, pages 108-115, plates184-201 for comparable examples.
Christie’s 8th. July 1999 Lot 33 for a very similar pair Attd. Francois Herve,
Lot 80 another pair by Thomas Chippendale from Brocket Hall
Christie’s 11th November 1999 Lot 43 possibly by William & John Linnell
Lot 330 3 very similar Salon Armchairs attributed to Mayhew & Ince.
Delivery in the UK mainland is included in the marked price.