DESCRIPTION An elegant pair of teakwood Chippendale Dining Chairs, with a vase splat, a seat caned in a 3 x 3 grid pattern and the famously employed front cabriole legs. The Chippendale style falls within the Colonial period.
DIMENSIONS 22" x 20" x 42" [ W x D x H ]
CONDITION This pair of chairs is in good condition.
RESTORATION Some repair work related to the structure of these chairs has been done to strengthen the frame. They have been finished in traditional natural polish and waxed to bring out the true colour of the wood.
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND Of all the names associated with antique furniture, Chippendale is the most well known.The Chippendale style dominated American furniture until the 1770s. It takes its name from Thomas Chippendale, an 18th century cabinetmaker, whose furnishings reflected popular English tastes of the period incorporating English, Gothic, and Chinese motifs.