PAIR George II Ribbon-back Chairs

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A matched pair of carved walnut and burl wood trifid footed, wavy ribbon-back side or hall chairs. Cabriole front legs with shell carved knees and lateral volutes. The boxed double welted seats are newly upholstered over original sanitised horsehair. A rare and unusual form, of the period.


  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    39.5 in. H x 23.5 in. W x 21 in. D
    100 cm H x 60 cm W x 53 cm D
  • Seat Height
    18.5 in. (47 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    Woodbury, CT
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