mid c18th george ii period mahogany corner or reading armchair

Mid C18th George II period mahogany corner or reading armchair.



Item Ref

ML 1801


Mid C18th George II period mahogany corner or reading armchair.
Good original example of mid C18th mahogany corner chair raised on cabriole legs terminating with circular pad feet.
The front leg with well-carved shell and 'C' scroll detail . The shaped arms and back supported by broad shaped lumbar splats and architecturally inspired turned column uprights.
The veneered edge balloon-shaped seat retaining it's original drop-in seat with original period needle-work cover. Minor wear to stitching. The needlework probably an earlier late C17th/early C18th fragment.
Constructed in heavy , dense Cuban mahogany which has achieved a rich , deep original patina and colour.
In good original condition with only minor historic repairs. The inside of the front frame with an 'estate-made' iron strengthening bracket . In strong , stable and usable condition.
Probably Irish.
H 33"
W 24"
D 26"
England or Ireland c.1750
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 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 .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1801


Height = 84 cm (33")
Width = 61 cm (24")
Depth = 66 cm (26")

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