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Accent your dining room with the graceful lines of 18th-century rococo styling. The distinctive features of this elegant Chippendale chair include the delicately carved and pierced back splat, the gentle curves of the back and arms, and the fine mahogany wood that lends itself so well to intricate detailing. Straight legs provide a pleasing counterpoint to the curving back and arms, giving the whole design the "modern" look typical of 18th-century Virginia furniture influenced by the designs of Thomas Chippendale.
Handcrafted of solid mahogany, the Peyton dining chair is assembled with mortise and tenon joinery pegged together for strength. The fine attention to detail and superior craftsmanship of a 6th-generation furniture maker have resulted in an heirloom-quality chair that will last for generations to come.
Each chair is covered with Williamsburg's Tarpley Cream colored fabric. Customer's own fabric may be applied at no charge. The chair is named for Peyton Randolph, first President of the Continental Congress.
- Solid mahogany wood
- 27 1/4"W x 38 1/2"H x 16 3/4"H seat
- Mortise and tenon joints
- Covered in Williamsburg's Tarpley Cream colored fabric
- Hand-crafted by Owen Suter, 6th-generation furniture maker
- Made in the USA
- WILLIAMSBURG exclusive!
Dust with damp soft cloth - do not use furniture polish.
A rare 1754 1st edition of Thomas Chippendale's Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director is held by The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Williamsburg master cabinetmaker Edmund Dickinson, who counted Thomas Jefferson among his patrons in 18th century Virginia, owned a copy of Chippendale's designs, which cost about as much as a mahogany desk. When Dickinson was killed in battle during the American Revolution, the influential design book was listed in an inventory of his possessions, providing one of the few documented references to its use in America.