Set of 12 20th Century English Mahogany Hepplewhite Style Shield Back Chairs For Sale
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Set of 12 20th Century English Mahogany Hepplewhite Style Shield Back Chairs

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This is a matched set of 12 solid mahogany Hepplewhite style shield back chairs made in England, circa 1950. The set consists of 2 arm chairs and 10 side chairs. They have a beautifully shaped Shield Back with reeded molding. Each is all hand carved with Prince of Wales Feathers, Swaged Drapes and Flowers. They have a nicely shaped arm with reeded arm supports. The seat is rounded on the sides with a serpentine front. The seats pop out for ease in recovering. There is a molded edge around the seat frame. The chairs rest on a set of reeded and tapered legs that terminate on spade feet. There is a traditional H stretcher between the legs for strength and support. This is a very Fine quality set of chairs made by one of England's most respected furniture makers, G. T. Rackstraw of Worcester, England. G. T. Rackstraw was known as one of the finest makers of handmade English Reproduction furniture. The chairs are clean and sound in both finish and physical condition. The armchairs measure 22 1/2 in. wide x 18 1/2 in. deep x 38 1/2 tall. Each side chair measures 20 1/2 in. wide x 18 1/2 in. deep x 38 1/2 in. tall.

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  • Creator
    G. T. Rackstraw (Cabinetmaker)
  • In the Style Of
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1950
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 38.5 in. x W 22.5 in. x D 18.5 in.H 97.79 cm x W 57.15 cm x D 46.99 cm
  • Seat Height
    18.75 in. (47.63 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Savannah, GA
  • Seller Reference Number
    ALH 135
  • Reference Number
    LU1021415959071
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