A Charles II walnut Open Armchair and two Carolean style Side Chairs

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Lot 2
A Charles II walnut Open Armchair
and two Carolean style Side Chairs

Sold for £ 1,080 (US$ 1,405) inc. premium
A Charles II walnut Open Armchair
and two Carolean style Side Chairs
the pierced top-rail centred by a crown and flanked by putto and foliage above a caned panel back flanked by floral carved panels and barley-twist uprights, the downswept foliate carved arms with scroll terminals and turned supports, the caned seat on floral carved block and barley twist legs supporting a pierced front stretcher rail centred by a crown, with an H-stretcher,some restorations and replacements, the armchair bearing fragments of an old inventory label and another old handwritten label inscribed 'Antique Charles II, circa 1660'(3)

Saleroom notices

  • Provenance: The Rhodes-Moorhouse family at Parnham House, Beaminster, Dorset. The armchair is visible in a photograph of 'The Kings Room'. Please note: The pair of Carolean style side chairs are Charles II period.
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