Presented for sale a rare pair of George III Edwardian style painted satinwood armchairs in the style of English Cabinet makers, George Seddon. The chairs feature inset caned backs with center medallions, double inset caned arm and caned seats. The stunning satinwood chair frames are painted in the neoclassical style introduced by the French 18th century Peintre ébénistes. This style was copied in England by the celebrated cabinetmakers, George Seddon, Sons & Shackleton of Aldersgate Street, 1753 - 1868 who worked closely with George Hepplewhite and Robert Adams to create pieces of unparalleled elegance.
The chairs are supported on delicately turned legs and are in excellent age appropriate condition with minor wear and crazing to the painted finish. The cane is intact and in excellent condition, enhanced with two loose seat cushions.
Size: 38" Height, 26" Width by 21" Depth by 13.5" Height of seat (frame, not cushion).