attributed to Thomas Chippendale II (1749 -1822)
A set of eight pieces of giltwood seat furniture, English, circa 1785 - 1795, attributed to Thomas Chippendale, the Younger (1749 - 1822). Comprising a pair of sofas and six open armchairs. All with bellflower and bead-carved moulded frame, outswept arms and fluted tapering patera-headed square-section legs, fitted with brass castors. All upholstered in eau-de-nil striped silk.
Probably purchased by Sir Rowland Winn, 5th Baronet, and thence by descent until accepted by HM Treasury in lieu of death duties on the estate of Rowland Winn, 4th Baron Oswald (1916 - 1984), in 1986.
Makers and roles
attributed to Thomas Chippendale II (1749 -1822), cabinet maker attributed to Haig & Chippendale (fl. 1779 - 1796), cabinet maker