1 July 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A GEORGE I WALNUT STOOL
FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY IRISH
The rounded rectangular drop-in seat covered in associated gros-point needlework of flowers on a yellow trellis ground, above a plain frieze, on cabriole legs headed by scallop shells and elongated ears, with trifid feet, one angle-bracket replaced
17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high; 21 ½ in. (54.5 cm.) wide; 17¾ in. (45 cm.) deep
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The elongated C-scroll at the top of the legs and the trifid foot are common features on Irish furniture of the 18th century.
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