London, South Kensington
28 June 2000
An oak and elm solid seat chair, English, mid 18th century
with a shaped top-rail and solid vase splat, solid seat and cabriole legs with pointed pad feet and joined by stretchers, with handwritten inscription beneath the seat Mr Cotton Near Shrewsbury, Shropshire...; and another similar solid seat chair with deep shaped friezes and cabriole legs with C-scroll type knee and pad feet
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The latter chair is illustrated in David Knell English Country Furniture, London, 1992, p.120, fig. 162.
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