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    Six Carved Mahogany and Upholstered Ribboned-Back Side Chairs after a Design by Thomas Chippendale, 19th century
    36-3/4 h x 24-1/2 w x 21 d inches (93.3 x 62.2 x 53.3 cm)
    The original Chippendale rendering of this chair is illustrated in The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker Director, Plate No. XVI

    Chippendale commented on the three chairs illustrated on the plate:
    Is three Ribband-back Chairs, which, if I may speak without vanity, are the best I have ever seen (or perhaps have ever been made.) The Chair on the left had has been executed from this Design, which had an excellent effect, and gave satisfaction to all who saw it. I make no doubt but the other two will give the same content, if properly handled in execution. Their dimensions are affixed to the design.

    Condition Report*: Errant nicking and scratching, rubbing and scuffing to some areas of relief, errant age-related cracking, some wear to upholstery, some regluing (esp. to ribbon backing), some older repairs and strengthening, with wear commensurate with age and use.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    10th-12th Saturday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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