Amazing set of eighteen Queen Anne or George 1st Style mahogany parcel gilt chairs.
This large set of centennial chairs has two arm chairs that have eagle heads on the arm terminals.
All these chairs have shell carved knees that are gilded.
This truly long set of matching chairs is quite rare.
Reference for form and style:
• The Shorter Dictionary of English Furniture by Ralph Edwards (page 136 Plate 77 same form and eagle arm terminals)
• Dictionary of English Furniture Vol I )page 228 - 234)
• The Upholstered Furniture in the Lady Lever Art Gallery by Lucy Wood (Vol I page 506 fig. 346)
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