A rare, pair of mid-17th century Spanish walnut armchairs

A rare, pair of mid-17th century Spanish walnut armchairs

1650 to 1675 Spanish

Offered by Lucy Johnson

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The rectangular backs with finials and re-upholstered in an 19th century, woven damask with brass flowerhead studs, above flat, open arms. The rectangular stuff-over close-nailed seat similarly upholstered. Standing on rectangular legs joined by a shaped front stretcher, and side stretchers and straight back stretcher. Original metalwork. Original colour and patina. Second half of the 17th century.
Back Height 99 cm., 3 ft., 3 in., Seat Height 51 cm., 20 in., Length 72.5 cm., 2 ft., 4 ½ in., Depth 55 cm., 21 ½ in.,

This rare pair of Spanish armchairs have a very pleasing simple form. The undecorated surfaces display their rich, lustrous, colour and patina to full advantage. They are comfortable and usable and look very striking either side of a Spanish desk/writing table.
Dimensions
Height 99.00 cm (38.98 inches)
Width 72.50 cm (28.54 inches)
Depth 55.00 cm (21.65 inches)
Medium
17th century, Spanish, walnut, pair, armchair, armchairs
Lucy Johnson

Lucy Johnson
Mailing address: Bartons Lodge
Berry End
Eversholt
Burford
Bedfordshire
MK17 9EB
England

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