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)

Research

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).

Full research report available on request.