Description & Technical information

A rare pair of mid 18th century walnut side chairs, the rectangular upholstered back and square seat covered in faux leopard skin material; on extremely unusual ripple carved cabriole legs terminating in paw feet.

A set of four chairs from the same suite were formerly in the well respected collection of Esmond Bradley Martin collection, New York and a stool from the same set was sold from a private collection, Sotheby's, New York, October 16th, 1993, lot 94.

Date:  1745
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Walnut
Dimensions: 101.5 x 63 x 68.5 cm (40 x 24³/₄ x 27 inches)
Provenance: Thomas, 4th Lord Leigh, Stoneleigh Abbey, Warwickshire.
Categories: Furniture