London, South Kensington
5 April 2005
A REGENCY EBONISED AND PARCEL GILT CHAIR
FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The back decorated with anthemia and a central wreath and with a green silk upholstered seat, on sabor legs with brass capped castors, the backrail stamped CB
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See Frances Collard, Regency Furniture, Woodbridge, 1985, p.106, for a plate from the Supplement to the London Chair-Makers' and Carvers' Book of Prices , 1808, illustrating a similar 'Roman' chair and various designs for arms and legs.
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