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About the object

England , circa 1745

A very fine pair of George II walnut side chairs attributed to Giles Grendey. Each with an upholstered padded back and seat, the waved apron carved with a central shell and trailing acanthus, on foliate-carved cabriole legs ending in scrolled feet.

Provenance

Private Collection, UK

The shallow carving of foliate tendrils recalls the influence of Chinese export furniture created in Canton in the beginning of the 18th century which was itself influenced by English gilt gesso examples.

Dimensions

Height: 38.19 in (97 cm), Width: 23.62 in (60 cm), Depth: 26.77 in (68 cm)

Stock number

O02.12