A SET OF TEN REGENCY GRAINED-ROSEWOOD PARCEL-GILT AND GRISAILLE-PAINTED OPEN ARMCHAIRS
A SET OF TEN REGENCY GRAINED-ROSEWOOD PARCEL-GILT AND GRISAILLE-PAINTED OPEN ARMCHAIRS
A SET OF TEN REGENCY GRAINED-ROSEWOOD PARCEL-GILT AND GRISAILLE-PAINTED OPEN ARMCHAIRS
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A SET OF TEN REGENCY GRAINED-ROSEWOOD PARCEL-GILT AND GRISAILLE-PAINTED OPEN ARMCHAIRS
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A SET OF TEN REGENCY GRAINED-ROSEWOOD PARCEL-GILT AND GRISAILLE-PAINTED OPEN ARMCHAIRS

CIRCA 1810

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A SET OF TEN REGENCY GRAINED-ROSEWOOD PARCEL-GILT AND GRISAILLE-PAINTED OPEN ARMCHAIRS
CIRCA 1810
Decorated to simulate Brazilian rosewood, with a pierced toprail with interlaced splat centered by a tablet painted with various scenes of putti, and another with a musical trophy, the caned seats on ring-turned tapering supports, with linen squab cushions with woven red tree design, one chair with journeyman's stamp 'IB' and almost all with later pencilled initials to the rails 'JM?' or 'TM?', minor areas of refreshment to the original decoration
33 in. (84 cm.) high; 21 in. (53.5 cm.) wide; 19 in. (48 cm.) deep
Provenance
Probably The Hon. Nellie Ionides (née Samuel) (1883-1962), Buxted Park, Sussex and thence by descent.
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Lot Essay


An armchair of a very similar model is illustrated in The Shorter Dictionary of English Furniture, London, 1964, p. 161, fig. 177 as in cited as being listed in the Victoria & Albert Museum.

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