White Painted And Gilt Chair

2 ft. 9 ins. trom flour to top of back. I ft. 9 ins. across tront ol scat. 1 ft. Si ins. depth of seat. I ft. 4J ins. from floor to top of seat.

Date about 1790 5.

Fig. 345. MAHOGANY SETTEE.

6 ft. 8 ins. long x 2 ft. ioJ ins. from floor to top oi back. Date about 1790-5.

Fig. 346. PAINTED SETTEE.

In the possession of Messrs. Colling iV Young. 7 ft. 6 ins. long. Seat, I ft. 4 ins. from floor x 2 ft. I in. back to front. Height from floor to top of back, 2 ft. 10 ins. Date about 1790-5.

to illustrate examples of the later Louis Seize period which, with the exception of tin-latticed splat in the back, would resemble it almost line for line.

Fig. 342 possesses several details which are typically Sheraton in character, notably the broad moulded top rail and the latticed splat in the back. Chairs of this kind belong to Sheraton's decorated period, being usually japanned in white and gold, with the panelled top rail painted with cherubs and Arcadian scenes in the manner of Pergolesi or Cipriani. Fig. 343 illustrates another method of finishing chairs of this period ; a covering of brown lacquer decorated with Chinese forms and figures, the framing being turned in imitation of bamboo. A table in this manner has already been illustrated in Fig. 333. The former taste for Chinese decoration was revived during the last two decades of the eighteenth century, although in a far more refined manner than formerly. Large pictorial wall-papers were imported from China and Japan, and used for the walls in saloons and large drawing-rooms, as at Ramsbury Manor, Coker Court, and at the former archiépiscopal palace at Croydon, Addington Park. In

Fig. 347. MAHOGANY CHAIR.

3 ft. 2 ins. from floor to top of back. I ft. 11 ins. across front of seat. I ft. "¡\ ins. depth of seat. H. 5 ins. from floor to top of seat.

Fig. 347. MAHOGANY CHAIR.

3 ft. 2 ins. from floor to top of back. I ft. 11 ins. across front of seat. I ft. "¡\ ins. depth of seat. H. 5 ins. from floor to top of seat.

Fig. 348. MAHOGANY CHAIR.

I ft. 9 ins. across front of seat.

I ft. 7 ins. depth of seat, i ft. 6 ins. from floor to top of seat.

Date a hunt 1 79.V

Fig. 348. MAHOGANY CHAIR.

I ft. 9 ins. across front of seat.

I ft. 7 ins. depth of seat, i ft. 6 ins. from floor to top of seat.

Date a hunt 1 79.V

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