based on a design by J.C. Loudon The scrolling partially buttoned back, seat and padded arms on X-frame supports carved with lotus flower brackets.
The design is a slightly richer treatment of plate 1911 of John Claudius Loudon's Encyclopaedia of Cottage, Farm and Villa Architecture and Furniture, published in London in 1833. The drawing is reproduced in E. Joy (ed.), Pictorial Dictionary of British 19th century Furniture Design, London, 1977, p.157. The model was made in England and Northern Europe.