A finely carved mahogany hall chair, the arched cartouche back with acanthus leaf details centered by the hand-painted Spencer crest, the solid seat above a swag carved seat rail on square tapering legs
W 20½ x D 21 x H 40
Collection / Theme Althorp Living History
Style George III
Type Occasional Chairs
Materials Flame Mahogany, Mahogany
A finely mahogany hall chair. The original George III, in The Wootton Hall at Althorp. The striking Palladian hall you first enter incorporates a series of country scenes by the English artist John Wootton (c.
Crushed eggshell inlay, hand-tooling with gold leaf; hand-painting with fine art techniques, the ancient art of gilding and our Argento technique involving canvas wrapping, gilding and painting are just a few of the techniques used to create the authentic finishes on our furnishings. Using traditional tools and techniques handed down through the ages imbue each piece with an air of authenticity and individuality.
Our craftsmen select wood based on beauty, colour and suitability to each individual piece. We still use traditional furniture making, wood working techniques and materials to ensure enduring quality in every one of our products.