Chippendale Period Mahogany Framed Wing Chair
Chippendale Period Mahogany Framed Wing Chair
Chippendale Period Mahogany Framed Wing Chair
Chippendale Period Mahogany Framed Wing Chair

Period of THOMAS CHIPPENDALE (1718-1779)

Chippendale Period Mahogany Framed Wing Chair

c. 1780 England

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A Chippendale period mahogany framed Wing Chair. With square shaped supports joined with cross stretchers, slightly flared arms. Now requiring re upholstery.
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.
Dimensions
Height 46.00 inch (116.84 cm)
Width 31.50 inch (80.01 cm)
Depth 31.00 inch (78.74 cm)
Stock Code
6928
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