A Regency grey-painted spoon-back "Roman" side chair with pierced back, caned-filled seat, squab cushions, sabre legs, redecorated.
c.f. The design for a Roman chair with variations for the arms and legs from the supplement to the London Chairmakers and Carvers book of Prices, 1808. F. Collard, Regency Furniture, ACC 1985 p. 106 and Margaret Jourdain, Regency Furniture, Country Life, revised edition, 1965 p. 48 pl. 74 for a similar painted spoon-back chair.
Mrs E.S. Borthwick-Norton, Southwick House, Purbrook, Christie's house sale, 17-18th October 1988, lot 77.