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.



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"
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Internal Ref: ML 168


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

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