A harlequin set of three late 17th century and three 19th century oak side chairs,  Derbyshire, 19th century  chairs possibly with earlier elements
Lot 262
A harlequin set of three late 17th century and three 19th century oak side chairs, Derbyshire, 19th century chairs possibly with earlier elements
£1,200 - 1,800
US$ 2,000 - 3,000
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
17 Jan 2013 11:00 GMT

Auction 21094
Lot Details
A harlequin set of three late 17th century and three 19th century oak side chairs,
Derbyshire, 19th century chairs possibly with earlier elements
Each with a top-rail of three slender arches with cusped internal edges, raised on baluster-turned spindles, spaced and headed by acorn-finials, flanked by scroll-ended uprights, some with split-bobbin embellishment and punch decoration, the panelled seat raised on block and baluster-turned legs joined by plain, baluster or spiral turned stretchers, restorations, (6)

Footnotes

  • Literature: Tobias Jellinek, Early British Chairs and Seats 1500 - 1700 illustrates chairs of comparable design, pp. 304 - 305. One with the simulated turnings to the back uprights below the lower back-rail, as found on a chair here, illustrated pl.424.
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