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$ 43,107

George Oakley (Attributed)

Rare Pair of Regency Rosewood Klismos Library Chairs

Origin England
Period 19th Century
Materials Wood, Metal.
Condition Excellent country house state ... having a glorious natural patina and colour.
Creation Date 1815
Description England - UK c. 1815

Fine and rare pair of English Regency Period Rosewood Klismos Library Chairs of outstanding quality and design which certainly suggests the work of the eminent George Oakley. The naturally patinated timber being contrasted with the addition of super gilt metal mounts to the backs - frieze and to the tops of the well drawn sabre legs.
A beautiful pair of unusual chairs - while being of highly decorative value would certainly enhance any serious collection.

Private Collection Hertfordshire UK

Literature: English Furniture 1660-1845
Dictionary of English Furniture 1952
Furniture History 1966
Regency Furniture Francis Collard for Description of Oakley Particular Style
Styles / Movements Regency, Traditional
Incollect Reference Number 327195
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