a fine pair of carved oak highback chairs c1690

A Fine Pair of Carved Oak Highback chairs c.1690.


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A rare pair of William and Mary oak chairs with exuberant carving. These chairs are excellent examples of Baroque furniture, although at this time walnut or beech chair frames with caning to seat and back were more common.
They are in good condition and of fine colour.
A near identical example of this unusual design with turned uprights to the centre can be seen illustrated in Ralph Edward's Dictionary of English Furniture p245, fig55, where he dates the chair to c.1690.
DIMENSIONS: 50.75 inches tall, 18 inches wide, 15.5 inches deep.
PROVENANCE: Somerset country house.
Internal Ref: 9237


Height = 129 cm (51")
Width = 47 cm (19")
Depth = 39 cm (16")

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