A lovely side table fashioned in the style of George Hepplewhite crafted in Mahogany and Mahogany veneers with a Satin wood inlay.There are no actual pieces of furniture made by Hepplewhite or his firm known to exist but he gave his name to a distinctive style of light, elegant furniture that was fashionable between about 1775 and 1800 and reproductions of his designs continued through the following centuries.A book of designs was published by his Widow following his death.
Dimensions:- W51cm x D51cm x H69cm
George Hepplewhite was a cabinet and chair maker. He gave his name to a distinctive style of light, elegant furniture that was fashionable at the end of the 18th century. One characteristic that is seen in many of his designs is a shield-shaped chair back.
Satwere often used in his furniture. George Hepplewhite opened a shop in London. After he died in 1786 the business was carried on by his widow, Alice. In 1788 she published a book with about 300 of his designs: "The CabinetMaker and Upholsterer's Guide", which was first published in 1788 Reproductions of Hepplewhite designs continued through the following centuries.