An elegant set of eight mid 19th century Biedermeier dining seats. The set with six chairs and two armchairs are in cherry and ebony. they are raised by circular front legs and square curved back legs. The turned arms below a straight square armrest ending with a circular design. The curved backs have a sunburst design below a diamond ebony inlay of an urn. Above is a turned carved top rail. All original patina.
Armchair - Place of origin:England Circa Artist/Maker:Cleyn, Francis (probably, designer) The chair has a scallop-shell back based on the sgabello, an ornate form of hall chair widely used in Venice from about