A Charles II oak backstool Southern Lancashire/North Cheshire, circa 1680
Lot 181
A Charles II oak backstool Southern Lancashire/North Cheshire, circa 1680
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,327) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Charles II oak backstool
Southern Lancashire/North Cheshire, circa 1680
Having a distinctive large arched cresting, with floral carving centred by a large carnation, over a back panel carved with a pair of flowerheads centred by a tulip within a typical moulded frame, the uprights with characteristic pyramid finials, the boarded seat raised on block and bobbin-turned legs, joined by a conforming front mid-stretcher, 48cm wide x 42cm deep x 113.5cm high, (18.5" wide x 16.5" deep x 44.5" high)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The John Farndon Collection.

    Illustrated: V. Chinnery, Oak Furniture: The British Tradition (1993), p. 485, fig. 4:164.
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