A Set of Twelve 19th Century Dining Chairs
The turned tapering front legs raised on gilt brass and glazed pot castor with chamfered swept rears, horse hair upholstered seats above, shaped rectangular back splat with central relief carved flower heads.
Made by C & R Light, circa 1860.
Excellent quality with a warm colour and all highly original.
Price is for the twelve as shown, upholstery can be arranged.
Provenance: Piermont Hall, Broadstairs, Kent.
Ten Dining Chairs
H:93 W:47 D:46 CM (Seat height 44 cm)
H:36.4 W:18.3 D:18 INCHES (Seat height 17.5 inches)
Two Carver Armchairs
H:98 W:53 D:52 CM (Seat Height 50 cm)
H:38.5 W:20.9 D:20.5 INCHES (Seat Height 19.8 inches).
Charles and Richard Light were cabinet makers and looking glass manufacturers of Curtain Road, Shore ditch, one of the most famous Nineteenth Century furniture making areas in London. The firm was one of the most dominant furniture manufacturers of the period and the dissemination of their designs was assisted by the publication of catalogues such as their 1880 publication ‘Cabinet Furniture Designs and Catalogue of Cabinet and Upholstery Furniture