11288 A SET OF FOUR BURR ELM AND MAHOGANY SALON CHAIRS OF UNUSUAL SCALE AND FORM IN CONTRASTING WOODS French. First Quarter of the Nineteenth Century. Measurements: Height: 32″ (81.3 cm); Width: 18 1/8″ (46 cm); Depth: 18 1/2″ (47 cm); Seat Height: 17″ (43.18cm).
Of burr elm and mahogany with gilt-bronze mounts. Each with scrolling solid back with rams head gilt-bronze mounts above a plain frieze enclosed by square moldings. The front zoomorphic carved legs with carved lotus motif to the knees. The rear legs of sabre form. One rams head mount replaced. Minor repairs to veneer.