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William and Mary Tall Back Cherry Armchair, CT, Possibly Colchester

$5,400

About

This stately chair has a very tall back, with beautifully sculpted splat that integrates nicely into the splat rail. The height of this chair gives it a commanding presence and its nicely sized seat is graciously inviting. Included below are images of one of a pair of English armchairs with a similar splat. One of the reasons for the possible Colchester attribution is that they often did out-of-the box stylistic interpretations of traditional forms. The crest follows a traditional tombstone motif and the chair finials are beautifully turned. The front cross-stretcher is delicately turned and the arms are nicely shaped into a downward scroll. This chair has good weight, as it is cherry, and overlaid with a shellac surface. Its condition is excellent and fully tightened. Note the bottoms of the feet which are usually very worn are nicely extended, with a most minimal reduction. Obviously, it led a good life.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 49.5 in. (125.73 cm)Width: 25.25 in. (64.14 cm)Depth: 18.5 in. (46.99 cm)
  • Style
    William and Mary (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1740-1749
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1740
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Providence, RI
  • Reference Number
    Seller: sw016971stDibs: LU9075884587

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    Ships From: Providence, RI
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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