circa 1820 - 1830
Early pair of 19th century Regency period oak hall chairs in the manner of Tatham and Marsh.
The shield back chairs with scrolled top rails and centralised family crests. The shield backs are moulded, shaped and carved above a stylised platform base that terminates on scrolled ears.
The oak seat above carved roundels, tapered supports and fluted tapered legs that terminate on painted shaped toes. The back legs are made in the solid with an out-stretched leg.
Elward, Marsh and Tatham, see C. Gilbert, Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840. The design of the above chairs also relates to the hall seats supplied by Elward, Marsh and Tatham in 1802 which are thought to have been intended for the Royal Pavillion at Brighton see M. Jourdain, Regency Furniture, London, 1965 p. 56 fig. 102
Height 82.00cm (32.28 inches)
Width 46.00cm (18.11 inches)
Depth 43.00cm (16.93 inches)
Stock No: 10724