Description & Technical information

Grendey supplied armchairs of this model to Lowther Castle in Cumbria. 
Height of seat: 17 in; 43 cm

Date:  1745
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Walnut
Signature:  The back legs are stamped with the journeyman’s initials ‘WF’, which was common practice in Grendey’s workshop.

Dimensions: 96.5 x 80.5 x 89 cm (38 x 31³/₄ x 35 inches)
Provenance: Private collection, USA.

Literature: Christie, Manson & Woods, ‘Old French and English Furniture’, sale catalogue, 9 July 1931, p. 21, lot 113.

Exhibitions: The Grosvenor House Antiques Fair, London, 1993.

Categories: Furniture