Regent Antiques has been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental antique furniture, silver and porcelain. Our main markets are Europe and North America and we export worldwide. Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C.
This is a wonderful and rare antique set of six high backed Dutch. Dining chairs, Circa 1780 in date.
The chairs have been skillfully crafted from walnut, bear profuse floral marquetry inlaid decoration and are typical of the very best period Dutch marquetry furniture. The majestic central back splats are inlaid with stunning armorial crests, the craftsmen did everything to make the backs stand out, and as a finishing touch they added on every single splat, a very refined mother of pearl inlay in the form of an exquisite flower, which adds an extra touch of elegance and finesse to these sumptuous chairs.
The luxurious shaped drop-in seats have just been reupholstered in a beautiful golden damask fabric and the chairs are raised on elegant gently curving cabriole legs that terminate in claw and ball feet. Transform the fine dining experience in your home with this set of dining chairs fit for a king.
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned, French polished, waxed and reupholstered in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation. Height 115 x Width 53 x Depth 54. Height 50 - Seat Height. Height 45.3 x Width 20.9 x Depth 21.3.Height 19.7 - Seat Height. Walnut The Walnut woods are probably the most recognisable and popular of all the exotic woods, having been used in furniture making for many centuries. Walnut veneer was highly priced and the cost would reflect the'fanciness' of the veneer - the more decorative, then the more expensive and desirable. Is decorative artistry where pieces of material (such as wood, mother of pearl, pewter, brass silver or shell) of different colours are inserted into surface wood veneer to form intricate patterns such as scrolls or flowers. The technique of veneered marquetry had its inspiration in 16th century. Marquetry elaborated upon Florentine techniques of inlaying solid marble slabs with designs formed of fitted marbles, jaspers and semi-precious stones. This work, called opere di commessi, has medieval parallels in Central Italian. Work of inlaid marble floors, altars and columns. The technique is known in English as.
Chapel of the Medici at San Lorenzo. Is completely covered in a colored marble facing using this demanding jig-sawn technique. Techniques of wood marquetry were developed in.
And other Flemish centers of luxury. During the early 16th century. The craft was imported full-blown to France after the mid-seventeenth century, to create furniture of unprecedented luxury being made at the. Royal manufactory of the Gobelins. Charged with providing furnishings to decorate.
And the other royal residences of. Early masters of French marquetry were the Fleming.Who founded a dynasty of royal and Parisian cabinet-makers. And gave his name to a technique of marquetry employing shell and brass with pewter in. Take a tour of our London showrooms. Take Piccadilly line to Manor House station. Go to top of escalators and turn left.
Take exit 7 and walk straight on for 10 metres. Manor Warehouse is on the right. There is car parking available on site. Please make all cheques payable to Regent Antiques. Bank details: Regent Antiques - BBVA - Account: 05701615 - Sort: 23-59-11.
For the best value, we recommend offsetting this cost by purchasing multiple items. The item "Antique Set 6 Dutch Marquetry Walnut High Back Dining Chairs Late 18th C" is in sale since Tuesday, October 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Chairs\Pre-Victorian (Pre-1837)". The seller is "regentantiquesuk" and is located in London N4 1BX.
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