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Mid 18th Century George II Walnut Library Open Armchair of Grande Scale

REF: 2791 / LA335403
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A rare and unusual George II walnut open armchair of grande proportions standing 4 ft high with wonderful up-scrolled toes. English Circa 1745. The serpentine padded back, raked for comfort, over padded down-curved open arms and a generous stuffed seat, raised on wonderfully carved walnut cabriole legs with carved acanthus leaf and C-scrolls to the knee finishing on up-scrolled toes and bun feet. In excellent condition with a fine colour to the walnut timber, the fabric has been on for some years with nicks and marks which is useable for some others may wish to recover. An unusual and strong design of the period with the distinctive scrolled toes which are a know feature on a few rare specimens but un fortunately no maker has yet been ascribed. A chest-on-chest with identical feet is illustrated in G. Beard & J Goodison, English Furniture 1500-1840, 1987, p71, fig2. Width: 30 1/2 inches - 77cm Height: 47 inches - 119cm Depth: 34 1/2 inches - 88cm

measurements

Height:
119 cm
Width:
77 cm
Depth:
88 cm

declaration

Loveday Antiques has clarified that the Mid 18th Century George II Walnut Library Open Armchair of Grande Scale (LA335403) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c 1745

condition

In excellent condition with a fine colour to the walnut timber, the fabric has been on for some years with nicks and marks which is useable for some others may wish to recover.

additional info

Material:
Walnut
Origin:
English
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
c 1745

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