A Chippendale Style Mahogany Wing chair
A Chippendale Style Mahogany Wing chair
A Chippendale Style Mahogany Wing chair

Style of THOMAS CHIPPENDALE (1718-1779)

A Chippendale Style Mahogany Wing chair

c. 1910 England

Offered by Windsor House Antiques Ltd

£1,250 gbp
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A mahogany framed wing chair of Chippendale design with finely pronounced serpentine wings, square tapered supports with an H stretcher. Early 20th century. Now totally reupholstered to a cambric finish.
This chair we have reupholstered but not recovered. This is an ideal opportunity to recover the chair in a fabric of your choice. Please ask for details.
An 18th or 19th Century Wing chair is an easy chair or club chair with "wings" mounted to the back of the chair, typically, but not always, stretching down to the arm rest. The purpose of the "wings" was to enclose the head or torso areas of the body in order to provide comfortable protection from drafts, and to trap the heat from an open fireplace in the area where the person would be sitting. Hence, in historic times these are often used near a fireplace. Many of the oldest wing chair examples have an exposed frame with padded cushions at the seat, arm rests, back and sometimes wings.
Height 44.00 inch (111.76 cm)
Width 32.50 inch (82.55 cm)
Depth 30.00 inch (76.20 cm)
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