pair of early c20th dutch colonial style teak armchairs of early c19th design

Pair of early C20th Dutch Colonial style teak armchairs of early C19th design.


| $454 USD | €415 EUR

Item Ref

ML 168


Pair of early C20th Dutch East Indies Colonial-style teak armchairs of early C19th design.
Well-proportioned pair of rattan-seated teak veranda armchairs with reeded front legs and scroll arms . Shaped top rail and centre splat with carved flower-head detail .
Armchairs of this design were popular throughout India and the East Indies during the early and mid-C19th , known in the Dutch East Indies as 'Rafflesstoelen' (Raffles chairs) , after Sir Stamford Raffles, Govenor of Java and founder of Singapore.
Traditional pegged construction , sound sturdy frames.
Good pale , dry colour , with minor damage to rattan/cane seats .
H(back) 33"
H(seat) 18"
W 22"
D 17"
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 years ,M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Internal Ref: ML 168


Height = 84 cm (33")
Width = 55 cm (22")
Depth = 43 cm (17")

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