London, South Kensington
8 March 2000
A pair of walnut lowback side chairs, Flemish or French, 19th century
Each covered in needlework upholstery, on block and spiral-twist legs joined by spiral stretchers (2)
Earl of Shrewsbury, Ingestre, Staffordshire, John Jerman & Son House Sale, 13th December 1960, lot 178
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This is an early example of its type with boldly turned legs and the distinctive integral fretted spandrels beneath the central drawer. Dresser of this design were usually made with shelves above.
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