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Rare Set of Six 18th Century Laquer Chinoserie Chairs

GILES GRENDEY, CABINET-MAKER

England, c. 1730

Extremely Rare Set of Six George 11 Period Scarlet Coloured Japanned Side / Dining Chairs .
Each Chair is Profusely Decorated Throughout with Outstanding Gilded Chinoiserie Scenes on a Scarlet Japanned Background with Figures, Fauna and Flora Subject Matter . The Typical Vase Shaped Back Splat and Tapering Caned Seat Standing upon Cabriole Front Legs with Adjoining Stretchers Suggest the work of Giles Grendey , Clerkenwell London Circa 1730

Provenance
Private Collection UK

Exhibitions
New to the market .

Literature: See R.W.Symonds......C. Gilbert ....and more importantly Stalker and Parker " A Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing " whose remarkable poetic descriptions introduced the process of European Laquer to western craftsmen and their clientele effectively changing the face of European interior decoration.

Medium: Wood. Laquer

Condition: Very good country house state ................ "typical of laquer " small areas are in need of sympathetic refreshing , at present waiting for clients instructions as how untouched is their personal style .....Michael ( I ) adores them in their present state .

Ref No. 5760

£120,000

Extremely Rare Set of Six George 11 Period Scarlet Coloured Japanned Side / Dining Chairs .
Each Chair is Profusely Decorated Throughout with Outstanding Gilded Chinoiserie Scenes on a Scarlet Japanned Background with Figures, Fauna and Flora Subject Matter . The Typical Vase Shaped Back Splat and Tapering Caned Seat Standing upon Cabriole Front Legs with Adjoining Stretchers Suggest the work of Giles Grendey , Clerkenwell London Circa 1730

Extremely Rare Set of Six George 11 Period Scarlet Coloured Japanned Side / Dining Chairs .
Each Chair is Profusely Decorated Throughout with Outstanding Gilded Chinoiserie Scenes on a Scarlet Japanned Background with Figures, Fauna and Flora Subject Matter . The Typical Vase Shaped Back Splat and Tapering Caned Seat Standing upon Cabriole Front Legs with Adjoining Stretchers Suggest the work of Giles Grendey , Clerkenwell London Circa 1730

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