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Set of Eight Side Chairs in the Georgian Gothick MannerSet of Eight Side Chairs in the Georgian Gothick MannerSet of Eight Side Chairs in the Georgian Gothick Manner

A Good Set of Eight Side Chairs in the Georgian Gothick Manner

Constructed in mahogany, which has been precisely carved; rising from square form blind fret carved chamfered legs and pierced stretchers; the fretwork seat rails house drop in upholstered seats; the swept uprights supporting shaped toprails with leaf carved ears, and having complexly carved and pierced central splats. Seven of the chairs bearing a label 'Frank Partridge, Works of Art, 26 King Street, St. James, and New York'.

Circa 1860

Dimensions: H: 37.5 in / 95 cm W: 22.5 in / 57 cm D: 21.5 in / 54 cm

Frank Partridge (1875-1953), a highly regarded art and antiques dealer, established his King Street shop in 1900, and moved to New Bond Street in 1944, after a Nazi air raid destroyed the premises; Partridge was a survivor of the German U boat torpedo attack and subsequent sinking, with great loss of life, of the Lusitania, an unescorted and defenceless passenger liner, in 1915.

Item ID:7864

HEIGHT
37.5" (95 cm)
WIDTH
22.5" (57 cm)
DEPTH
21.5" (55 cm)
STYLE
Chippendale
PERIOD
19th Century
THEME
English Country
ROOM
dining room

Butchoff Antiques

James Kaye
154 Kensington Church Street
London W8 4BN
UK
Tel: 44 (0) 20 7221 8174
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    Set of Eight Side Chairs in the Georgian Gothick Manner

    £17,500 GBP   ~ $21,935 USD