Description & Technical information

Hall chairs of identical design and probably from the same workshop were formerly at Coombe Warren, Kingston Hill, London. A slightly more elaborate version, but without doubt from the same workshop, was formerly in the possession of The Drapers Company in London. The Drapers’ set was by repute designed by Robert Adam.
Height of seat: 18 in; 45.5 cm

Date:  1785
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Mahogany
Dimensions: 98 x 51.5 x 51.5 cm (38⁵/₈ x 20¹/₄ x 20¹/₄ inches)
Provenance: H. C. Baxter & Sons, London, England.
Ronald Phillips Ltd., London, England.
Private collection, Belgium.

Literature: Herbert Cescinsky, English Furniture of the 18th Century, vol. III, 1911, p. 46, figs. 36-8.
Herbert Cescinsky, English Furniture from Gothic to Sheraton, 1929, p. 342.
M. Harris & Sons, The English Chair - Its History and Evolution, 1937, p. 146, illus. C.
Categories: Furniture