Antique seventeenth century oak armchair

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Antique seventeenth century oak armchair
  • Antique seventeenth century oak armchair
  • Antique seventeenth century oak armchair
  • Antique seventeenth century oak armchair

Yorkshire 17th Century Oak Armchair

Date: 2020-10-24 05:43:35

Circa: 1670

Period: Carolean Period c. 1670-1690

Height: 44.25" (112.5cm)

Width: 22.5" (57cm)

Depth: 21.5" (54.5cm)

A late 17th Century Yorkshire carved oak wainscot armchair; the scrolling top rail and ear pieces above a diamond carved back with pennant-like terminals above the original seat flanked by downswept arms and raised on ring turned legs united by stretchers. The carving is beautifully crisp and the chair retains a good colour and patination.

 

Provenance

The design of the diamond carved back is typical of chairs made in the Yorkshire Dales; a similar back is illustrated in Victor Chinnery 'Oak Furniture: The British Tradition' pg. 476.

Material: oak

Category: Armchairs

Ref: BA136


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