A George III style Adam Revival carved mahogany and sycamore marquetry open armchair
Lot 134
A George III style Adam Revival carved mahogany and sycamore marquetry open armchair
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,300

Lot Details
A George III style Adam Revival carved mahogany and sycamore marquetry open armchair
Upholstered in blue velvet stripe, the oval padded back within a moulded and leaf carved frame surmounted by a leaf and paterae inlaid cresting, the back on sphinx and bellflower chain and paterae supports with outswept padded and acanthus carved arms and seat, with an anthemion and stiff leaf carved seatrail on leaf carved turned tapering fluted legs and spool feet, late 19th/early 20th century.

Footnotes

  • The design for the above armchair is based on Robert Adam's 'Design of a Chair for the Bed Chamber at Osterly' dated 24 April 1777, now preserved in the collection of The Sir John Soane Museum (Vol.17, no.19; plH/3a).
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