Early 19th Century English Mahogany Side Armchair in the Manner of George Smith (Born in 1786). George Smith was a celebrated furniture designer during the Regency Period. His designs and exceptional craftsmanship still influence the brand today! Carved winged fierce lions, monopodia legs terminating in claw feet, all with exquisite design and details, along with a beautiful ‘reddish’ upholstery. The red color symbolizes the fire and blood which arises from the powerful associations from the past. Bring a statement of greatness in any room with this astonishing and truly remarkable piece. Casters were added to the front legs to facilitate moving the chair forward and backward due to the weight.