Description & Technical information

The sophisticated shaped back with it's channelled moulding with floral carving and leaf carved ball arm terminal fit perfectly into the later years of the Linnell workshop's output when the company with headed by John Linnell, William's son.

Date:  1780
Period:  George III
Origin:  English
Medium: Mahogany
Dimensions: 88 x 57.5 x 64.5 cm (34⁵/₈ x 22⁵/₈ x 25³/₈ inches)
Provenance: Private collection, New York, USA.

Literature: Ralph Edwards, English Chairs, London 1950, ill. 88.
Percy Macquoid & Ralph Edwards, The Dictionary of English Furniture, revised edition, vol I, London 1954, p. 293, fi. 214.
Helena Hayward & Pat Kirkham, William and John Linnell, Eighteenth Century London Furniture Makers, vol. II, p. 45, ill. 87.
Categories: Furniture