Object Place: England
92 x 60 x 67 cm (36 1/4 x 23 5/8 x 26 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Walnut, walnut veneer
Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241B)
Seat back in form of infinity symbol surmounted by carved rocaille work over ‘C’ scroll. The whole above lyre-shaped splat and undecorated stiles. Seat is covered in modern red damask extending over seat rails and held down with brass tacks. Front cabriole legs end in claw and ball fet and have carved acanthus leaves covering both knee brackets ending in a carved scroll projecting from top of knee. Back canted legs end in pad feet and have scroll on each knee bracket.
Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson