A Charles II oak backstool Yorkshire/Derbyshire, circa 1670 and later
Lot 25
A Charles II oak backstool Yorkshire/Derbyshire, circa 1670 and later
Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,995) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Charles II oak backstool
Yorkshire/Derbyshire, circa 1670 and later
Having a variation of the twin-arched splat, each gauge-carved with a smooth top and lower cusped edge, centred to the top by a stylized carved tulip, further decoration in the form of turned pendants and finials, the uprights with scroll-finials, applied with split bobbin and button mouldings, panelled seat, on block and ball front legs joined by a bobbin-turned front mid-stretcher, restorations, 46cm wide x 41cm deep x 101cm high, (18" wide x 16" deep x 39.5" high)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: John Paul Getty, Snr., Sutton Place, Surrey.

    Similar examples at Aston Hall, Birmingham and The Chapel, Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire.

    Literature: T. Jellinek, Early British Chairs and Seats 1500 to 1700 (2009), illustrates an extremely similar example, p. 303, pl. 420.
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  1. David Houlston
    Specialist - Oak Furniture
    Bonhams
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    Oxford, OX5 1JH
    United Kingdom
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  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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