9764 A RARE QUEEN ANNE WALNUT ARMCHAIR OF SMALL PROPORTIONS English. Circa 1715. Measurements: Height: 33″ (84cm) Width: 22 3/4″ (58cm) Depth: 22 1/2″ (57cm)
Of walnut. With shaped upholstered back from which issue shepherds crook arms terminating in a distinctive circular corble support. The drop in seat framed by a plain frieze from which issue cabriole front legs terminating in a pad foot. The rear legs heavily raked.
A closely related chair is illustrated in Geoffrey Beard & Judith Goodison’s English Furniture 1500-1840, p. 56, figure 1, from the Percival D. Griffiths Collection with a provenance of the Dowager Marchioness of Cholmondeley (figure 1).