Magnificent antique 13-piece figural carved American oak dining set by R.J. Horner, circa 1885. The set consists of a carved griffin table, 10 chairs (2 arm, 8 side), sideboard and china cabinet. Table base features full standing winged-griffins with shielded chests and wrapped tails on a pedestal base. The top has a carved racetrack edge and four 24" leaves. Fully skirted on all four of the leaves. Cabinets display barley twists carved from a solid piece of wood. Sideboard has two standing griffins.
The chairs in this set have a band of intricate carving surrounds the entire back. The arched top frames a pair of winged griffins. The two armchairs have a carved lions head at the end of each arm with wings underneath. The curved front legs have carvings at the top and claw feet. These chairs were reupholstered 12 years ago and very seldom used. They have diamond tufted backs.
This set is all made of solid quarter sawn oak and has been restored to perfection! Dimensions Table: 31"H x 11' 8"W x 60"D Arm: 53"H x 27"W x 23"D Side: 48"H x 12"W x 23"D Sideboard: China:
American Victorian Furniture, Architectural, Art Deco & Nouveau, Chandeliers, Stained Glass
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