Queen Anne walnut escutcheon back writing chair

Stock Code: 1919 - SOLD

Description: A magnificent Queen Anne walnut escutcheon back writing chair, the back with book matched veneers flowing into shaped solid walnut arms. The seat in the form of a shell with later needlework covered drop in seat. The frieze rail with highly figured veneers and central demi lune embellishment, standing on shaped cabriole legs with pointed pad feet. The chair has a wonderful shape, excellent original colour and patina. A rare opportunity.

Further Information: A very similar chair was sold by Christies, London in the Jeremy & Hotspur sale of the 20th November 2008.

Condition: Excellent. Possible minor old restorations, the needlework seat cover is later.

Country of Origin: England

Origin/Age: English, Queen Anne, circa 1710

Provenance: From the private collection in North Yorkshire.

Dimensions: Height 35.00 inches (88.90cm) Width 22.00 inches (55.88cm) Depth 22.00 inches (55.88cm)

Price: £19,900