18 août 2009

Thomas Chippendale, Gainsborough armchairs. Circa 1760

Thomas Chippendale, Gainsborough armchairs.  Circa 1760 Height : 37.50 cm. Width : 27.00 cm. Depth : 28.50 cm. Price: $128,500 Notes: Refined elegance as championed by Thomas Chippendale is clearly evident in the masterful design of this pair of antique Gainsborough armchairs. Referred to as Gainsborough chairs for their resemblance to those seen in 18th-century paintings by Thomas Gainsborough, these generously proportioned chairs feature hallmarks of Chippendale design such as square backs, carved and... [Lire la suite]