THE H. J. JOEL CHAIRS (4437041)
THE H. J. JOEL CHAIRS (4437041)
THE H. J. JOEL CHAIRS (4437041)
THE H. J. JOEL CHAIRS (4437041)

THE H. J. JOEL CHAIRS (4437041)

c. 1760 England

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A fine pair of mid 18th century carved mahogany side chairs in the manner of Thomas Chippendale, each having a serpentine shaped stuffed back and seat upholstered in gold silk damask above profusely shaped rails with acanthus leaf carving and central clasp to the front; on cabriole legs with acanthus carved knees terminating in scroll toes on blocks.

Note: The design for these chairs relates in some detail to plate XIII of Thomas Chippendale’s third edition of ‘The Gentleman and Cabinet-maker’s Director’. The backs have been restored at one stage to their original outline.

Price: £50,000-£100,000
Sir Henry Price, Wakehurst Place, Sussex (1877-1963);
Phillips of Hitchin Antiques Ltd.;
H. J. Joel collection, London;
Partridge Fine Arts Plc, London;
Hotspur Ltd., London;
Private collection, Oxfordshire;
Private collection, London.
Thomas Chippendale, ‘The Gentleman and Cabinet-maker’s Director’, 3rd edition, 1762, pl. XIII.

Margaret Jourdain and F. Rose, ‘English Furniture, the Georgian Period 1750-1830’, 1953, p. 73, illus. 34.
Partridge Fine Arts Plc, ‘Furniture, Silver & Works of Art’, 2004 catalogue, pp. 54-5.
Height 98.50 cm (38.78 inches)
Width 63.00 cm (24.80 inches)
Depth 66.50 cm (26.18 inches)
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