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18th Century French Oak and Upholstered High Back Open Armchair
A good mid-18th century French oak high back open armchair. The upholstered seat and back with shaped arms and apron standing on fine cabriole legs joined with cross stretcher and central carved boss. The apron carved on all sides with central shell motif and scroll and foliate decoration; the arm supports, legs and feet also carved with stylized leaf designs. Standing well and extremely comfortable the chair has been reupholstered in our workshop and covered with a French embroidery fabric depicting a landscape view through greenery and berries. Seat measures: 19.5" high, 23" wide, 21" deep.
- Of the Period
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacture1750
- Materials and Techniques
- Condition DetailsSeat frame reinforced to take new upholstery and one stretcher restored.
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 28 in. x W 28 in. x D 43.25 in.H 71.12 cm x W 71.12 cm x D 109.86 cm
- Seat Height19.5 in. (49.53 cm)
- Seller LocationLondon, GB
- Reference NumberLU971313491252
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