A burnished fruitwood and burr elm open armchair. This rare piece is arguably a precursor to the Mendlesham type of chair developed in that area of Suffolk. It is in original untouched condition and has a wonderful patina and colour. English, circa 1790.
Ref: ‘The English Regional Chair’ by Dr. Bernard Cotton (Antique Collectors Club) p.241-259.
Height:80cm (31.5 inches)
Width: 55cm (21.5 inches)
Depth: 39cm (15.5inches)
Ref: CHAIR 1