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Set of Six Carved Mahogany Dining Chairs

In the Style of George Bullock
Origin United States, Pennsylvania
Period 19th Century
Materials Carved Mahogany
Dimensions
W. 19 in; H. 33 in; D. 21.5 in;
W. 48.26 cm; H. 83.82 cm; D. 54.61 cm;
Condition Good.
Creation Date c. 1820
Description SET OF SIX EBONY INLAID CARVED MAHOGANY
KLISMOS DINING CHAIRS
Philadelphia 1815-1825

The crest rail inlaid with flame mahogany veneer framed with ebony stringing above a carved stay rail above an upholstered slip seat continuing to saber legs.

Condition: Excellent: Seat frames with modern horsehair upholstery.

H: 33” W: 19” D: 21½” each

The relatedness of these chairs to the designs of England's greatest Regency cabinetmaker, George Bullock, as found in the Wilkinson Tracings (p.5) and to a set of chairs from Tew Park, attributed to Bullock, suggests that Bullock’s work was known to at least one Philadelphia cabinet maker and possibly many. This hypothesis is supported by the fact that Joseph Barry (1760-1838), among Philadelphia’s best cabinetmakers, is known to have traveled to London and Liverpool on a buying trip in 1811 where it is likely that he become aware of Bullock and may have bought from him. This distinctive stay rail design is typical of Philadelphia Klismos chairs prior to 1825.

S-S-BBO-1812271
Styles / Movements Classical, Regency, Traditional
Dealer Reference Number S-S-BBO-1812271
Incollect Reference Number 341014
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