11644 A REMARKABLE PAIR OF MAHOGANY LIBRARY ARMCHAIRS OF LARGE SCALE English. Mid-Nineteenth Century. Measurements: Height: 36 5/8″ (93 cm); Width: 24 3/4″ (61.5 cm); Depth: 23 1/2″ (57 cm); Seat Height: 19″ (49 cm).
Of solid mahogany. Each shaped back centered by a broad vase shaped splat below a pierced eye shaped hand hold. The curvaceous arms and supports rest upon a brass studded leather panel. The front legs of unusual ring turned form are united by a complex stretcher of double C scroll design centered by a stylized carved cartouche. The square section raked back legs are joined to the front by means of shaped stretchers. The whole raised on fine custom crafted brass casters. The stuffed leather seat covering old but not original.