A Superbly Carved Early 20th Century Masters Gainsborough Chair

REF: 10159

A Superbly Carved Early 20th Century Masters Gainsborough Chair

REF: 10159

A quite superb quality , carved mahogany Masters Gainsborough armchair. The carving is the finest we have seen in 60 years. In bold relief and in excellent overall condition

Seat height 17"


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  • Height 101.56 cm / 40 14"
  • Width 68.55 cm / 27 14"
  • Depth 78.71 cm / 31 14"
  • Period 1900-1949
  • Year c 1910
  • Country United Kingdom
  • Provenance This is an exact copy of George III St Giles Gainsborough Armchair supplied by William Vile to St Giles House in Dorset: This model of chair, with its profuse naturalistic foliate and floral carving, is a testament to the carver's skill, and the original designers fell for the restrained rococo taste in England in the period. This is an exact copy of George III St Giles Gainsborough Armchair supplied by William Vile to St Giles House in Dorset: This model of chair, with its profuse naturalistic foliate and floral carving, is a testament to the carver's skill, and the original designers fell for the restrained rococo taste in England in the period.