11333 A PAIR OF MAHOGANY LIBRARY ARMCHAIRS OF INTERESTING DESIGN English. Circa 1850. Measurements: Height: 38″ (96.5cm) Width: 27″ (68.5cm) Depth 34 1/2″ (96.5cm) Depth of Seat 24″ (61cm).
Of mahogany with suede buttoned upholstery. The upholstered backs enclosed by scrolling molded uprights from which issue padded armrests, resting upon vasiform turned uprights (some very old replacements) and sweeping foliate carved supports. The upholstered seats rest upon a thumb molded show rail defined at the front corners by line incised blocks. The front legs of molded circular tapering form, the rear of square curving profile. All resting upon original brass castors. Old repairs consistent with age and use; one of the chairs has re-tipped back legs, also a very old repair.
A grand Connecticut estate.