Federal Style Shield Back Dining Chairs

 

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Impressive set of six Federal or Hepplewhite-style shield back dining chairs, five side chairs and one armchair. The shield backs each with a pierced sheaf of wheat center splat topped with a Prince of Wales three feather carvings. The cylindrical front legs are reeded and the back legs are curved in sabre form. The curved-front seats are covered in deep burgundy or oxblood simulated leather with nailhead trim. The armchair has intricately carved arms that curve to join the front legs. There is a circular blemish to the upholstery on the armchair and an older, stable repair to the back of one arm as shown. The armchair measures 23.25″ wide, 23.5″ deep, 40″ tall, arm height 25″ and all seats are 18.25″ high.

Dimensions: 22″ L 23.5″ W 39″ H
Era: Vintage/1950s
Condition: Very good, three of the “wheat sheaves” have minor losses to the raised wood trim at the gathering point
Materials: wood/vinyl/brass
Color: walnut/burgundy/bronze

Federal Style Shield Back Dining Chairs