Description & Technical information

A fine mid 18th century carved mahogany library armchair in the manner of Giles Grendey, having a serpentine shaped upholstered back with stuffed arms on downswept supports with floral paterae and acanthus carving joined to the seat, upholstered in cherry red coloured cut velvet; on cabriole legs with a finely carved lion mask to the knees and terminating in hairy paw feet to the front and squared pad feet to the rear. Note: With restorations to some of the rails and the back frame.

Height of seat: 19 ½ in; 49.5 cm

Date:  1755
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Mahogany
Dimensions: 98 x 79 x 80 cm (38⁵/₈ x 31¹/₈ x 31¹/₂ inches)
Categories: Furniture