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Lovely William and Mary Period Oak Armchair c. 1690

A good and honest William and Mary chair
£690
Dated
c.1690
Dimensions
26.5 inches wide, 32.5 inches deep and 52.5 inches high.

Floor to seat is 17.5 inches and the seat itself is 20.5 inches wide at the front and 16 inches wide at the back. The back of the chair is 36 inches tall.

For metric please multiply by 2.5
Full Description
A beautifully shaped William and Mary oak armchair with well carved horse-bone legs and arm supports, scrolled feet and handsome front stretcher carved with S scrolls and geometric motifs. The tall upholstered back over spiral turned legs and original spiral and bulb turned stretchers.

In country house condition with old knocks and small repairs and some evidence of old woodworm, long long dead and not affecting structure. The chair is comfortable and solid with a gentle rake to the back.

Upholstered in a moss green high quality velvet with matching fringed braid in very good condition also.

A really beautiful and rather rare early chair of generous proportions all made by hand in c. 1690.

The oak has developed an excellent dark and rich colour throughout.