An extremely rare Charles II oak boarded-back open armchair North-West, Manchester, circa 1660
Lot 143
An extremely rare Charles II oak boarded-back open armchair North-West, Manchester, circa 1660
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,781) inc. premium
Lot Details
An extremely rare Charles II oak boarded-back open armchair
North-West, Manchester, circa 1660
Having an arch-headed boarded splat, pierced and recess-carved with a geometric oval pattern, a distinctive fan carved to the centre of the cresting, S-scroll recess-carved spandrels below the unusual flat lower edge, the uprights with pyramid finials, downswept open arms on baluster-turned front supports, panelled seat, on ring-turned tapering legs, joined by low level plain stretchers, 55cm wide x 57cm deep x 105cm high, (21.5" wide x 22" deep x 41" high)

Footnotes

  • Manchester backstools are rare, an open armchair with a Manchester boarded back is quite exceptional.
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  1. David Houlston
    Specialist - Oak Furniture
    Bonhams
    Work
    Banbury Road
    Oxford, OX5 1JH
    United Kingdom
    Work 01865 853667
    FaxFax: +44 1865 372 722
  2. Megan Wheeler
    Specialist - Oak Furniture
    Bonhams
    Work
    Banbury Road
    Oxford, OX5 1JH
    United Kingdom
    Work 01865 853668
    FaxFax: +44 1865 372 722
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