A RARE QUEEN ANNE WALNUT ARMCHAIR OF SMALL PROPORTIONS

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)



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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).


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