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SA670481

Antique Carved Shepherd's Crook Armchair

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£2,850 | $3,795 USD | €3,229 EUR
Item Number: SA670481
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Box House Antiques
This antique has been viewed 9 times in the past month with the most views from the United States.

Description

Antique armchair with shepherd's crook arms. 19th century.
An exceptional and very well executed version of a rare George I armchair raised on cabriole legs carved on the knees with shells and stylised acanthus foliage, terminating in bold 'French' scroll feet. The angles carved with 'C' scrolls.
The frame unusually with a cresting possibly representing a displaying peacock's tail, which may be an indication of a Colonial or Asian origin.
The double serpentine seat rail is a further unusual feature not often encountered in an English designed chair of the Queen Anne/ George I period.
Later upholstered in green velvet and matching gimp.
Excellent colour with old surface patina and in perfect condition, ready to use.
w 62 cm
d 62 cm
h 109 cm
Ca 1880 - 1900
Ralph Edwards CBE, FSA, 'The Shorter Dictionary of English Furniture’, Hamlin publ., London, 4th impression 1972, ill. 65, p. 132, & ill. 68, p. 133, & ill. 99, p. 142.
Lanto Synge, Mallett Millenium, London ,1999, p. 60, fig. 58.
Literature:
"The Decorative Arts of The China Trade'', Carl L. Crossman.
The Antique Collector, October 1954, illustrated on the cover and described on p. 210.
'Ludstone Hall, Claverley, Shropshire’, G.W. Whiteman (ed.), December 1965 - January 1966, p. 239 (shown in-situ in the library) and p. 241.
Est. 1957
CELEBRATING 60 YEARS!
Internal Ref: BHA 1091



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Dimensions

Height = 109 cm (42.9")
Width = 62 cm (24.4")
Depth = 62 cm (24.4")


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Box House Antiques
Lymington
Hampshire
United Kingdom
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