Description: This is a very fine set of 8 high end formal Chippendale style dining room chairs made by Karges Furniture. Chairs are model #4930 and armchairs are #4935. Chairs still retail new for $5000+ each for the side and $6000+ each for the arms. Set was bought in 2004 and has been in a storage unit since 2009. Along with these chairs, I have the matching dining room table #862 and the louis XVI sideboard #341, both from Karges and from the same estate. Set includes 6 side and 2 armchairs. All 8 are upholstered in a white patterned fabric. A few of the chairs have small stains on material.
Descriptions below taken directly from Karges Website:
The balloon back on this chair is a welcome variation of the traditional winged Chippendale chair. Back is pierced with scrolls and acanthus leaves. Acanthus leaves on the cabriole leg hip terminate at claw and ball feet. For arm chair see 4931.
The elegant design of this chair has a fully upholstered back and seat with dramatic, hand-carved arms and cabriole legs with ball and claw feet. Also available as a Side Chair (4934).
Measurements: 26 inches wide X 40 inches high for the arms & 22 inches wide X 38 inches high for the sides.
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