George II carved walnut wing back armchair

Stock Code: 2445 - SOLD

Description: A superb English George II walnut wing back armchair of excellent shape & proportions. The back with straight top flanked by out swept side wings, scrolling outwards to form armrests which terminate in an elegant tightly scrolled column. The seat section of a gentle bowed shape, supported on acanthus and flowerhead-carved cabriole legs terminating in ball-and-claw feet raised on casters and with swept rear cabriole legs terminating in a pad shaped foot.

A chair of a particularly good shape and form, being generous enough in proportions for comfort without looking large. The elegant walnut front & rear cabriole legs being a notable feature. The chair is covered in a wonderful handmade fabric woven on a traditional 18th century loom.

Condition: Excellent. The chair has been completely stripped to the frame, joints tightened or repaired where necessary. Re-upholstered in a wonderful traditionally woven floral fabric.

Country of Origin: England

Origin/Age: English, George II, circa 1735

Provenance: Latterly private collection UK. Formerly the collection of Dr & Mrs Francis Fowler, Washington DC, USA. Bought from Macy Darling Antiques, Washington in 1971.

Dimensions: Height 45.00 inches (114.30cm) Width 33.50 inches (85.09cm) Depth 30.00 inches (76.20cm)

Price: £13,900