A Flemish, mid-17th century, walnut, open armchair upholstered in a re-created bargello with custom-made passmenterie
A Flemish, mid-17th century, walnut, open armchair upholstered in a re-created bargello with custom-made passmenterie

A Flemish, mid-17th century, walnut, open armchair upholstered in a re-created bargello with custom-made passmenterie

1675 to 1700 Flemish

Offered by Lucy Johnson

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This open armchair is characteristic of the Haute Epoque employing elegant barley-twist turnings and sweeping, curved, scroll arms. The bargello is a re-creation of a fashionable upholstery textile of the time and the passmenterie has been custom-made to complement this. This a fine model in excellent condition with an exceptional patina.

The rectangular outside and inside backs and the seat have been traditionally re-upholstered in a modern bargello in shades of gold, red, green, brown and ivory with custom-made passmenterie. The refinely curved arms terminating in scroll carved ends. The arms supported by elegant baluster turned uprights. The front legs, upper, central and side stretchers display elegant baluster and ball turnings. The back legs straight. Excellent original colour and patina.
Width 62cm. 24 ½ in., Depth 63 cm. 24in., Back height 108 cm, 42 ½ in.,
Seat Height 45 cm. 17 ¾ in.
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walnut
Lucy Johnson

Lucy Johnson
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Bartons Lodge
Berry End
Eversholt
Bedfordshire
MK17 9EB
England

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