An early 17th century and later sycamore open armchair Later painted, West Country
Lot 99
An early 17th century and later sycamore open armchair Later painted, West Country
Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,969) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
19 Jul 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 19896
An early 17th century and later sycamore open armchair Later painted, West Country
Lot Details
An early 17th century and later sycamore open armchair
Later painted, West Country
The back panel centred by a carved lozenge enclosed by a guilloche and strapwork carved arch, the top rail carved with arcading and the pseudo date 1593, the uprights stop-fluted carved, the downswept open arms on ring-turned front supports, the boarded seat with canted sides and moulded edge above bicuspid shaped rails, raised on conforming turned front legs, joined by rectangular-shaped stretchers all with lower channel-moulded edges, extensive restorations, 69cm wide x 61cm deep x 107cm high, (27" wide x 24" deep x 42" high)

Footnotes

  • It is rare for a 17th century chair to be made in sycamore, with oak being the more obvious choice of timber.
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