Description & Technical information

Two chairs retain a paper label inscribed 'Earl Cowley'.

Cluster column legs are rarely found on library chairs and give the overall design of the chairs a special lightness in appearance.

Date:  1760
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Mahogany
Dimensions: 102.5 x 75 x 74 cm (40³/₈ x 29¹/₂ x 29¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Sir James Tylney-Long, Draycot Cerne, Wiltshire.
Earls Cowley, Draycot House until 1920.
Philip Colleck, New York, 1971.
Private collection, USA.
Categories: Furniture