A REGENCY EBONISED AND PARCEL-GILT OPEN ARMCHAIR
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A REGENCY EBONISED AND PARCEL-GILT OPEN ARMCHAIR

EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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A REGENCY EBONISED AND PARCEL-GILT OPEN ARMCHAIR
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
The pierced toprail centred by a tablet decorated with figures before a sphinx above a pierced rope twist splat and winged lion's-head tablet, with downswept scrolled arms, a caned seat and buttoned squab cushion above a Greek-key seatrail, on ring-turned tapering legs headed by lion-masks and with paw feet, redecorated
Provenance
Acquired from Trevor Ltd. London.
Literature
A chair back of this present pattern is illustrated M. Harris and Sons, The English Chair, 2nd ed., 1946, p.160, pl.88A.
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