manner of George Hepplewhite (d.1786)
1770 - 1800
Mahogany, velvet, horsehair
96 x 52 x 50 cm
Place of origin
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Hatchlands Park, Surrey (Accredited Museum)
A mahogany chair, one of a pair, English, late 18th century, in the manner of Hepplewhite, the curved and incised top rail above a pierced back splat formed of carved husks, leaves, and urn-forms, with shaped and incised uprights and lower curved back rail, the fluted tapering front legs with spade feet, joined to the rear square-section legs with a H-stretcher, the seat upholstered in very worn green velvet, horsehair stuffed.
Bequeathed to the National Trust in 1988.
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manner of George Hepplewhite (d.1786), cabinet maker and furniture designer