18th century chinoiserie lacquered chair

18th century chinoiserie lacquered chair
Circa 1710
A fine 18th century single chair in beech wood with red and gold lacquered decoration, seat and back has caned panels. The back seat rail is stamped NS which is undoubtedly the chair-maker. The back legs and all the stretchers which are turned, with rectangular joint-sections, the front stretcher being set back from the front legs. The front legs are shallow cabrioles with club type feet. The caned seat rail is rectangular in shape The back has a high curved rake, two panels of canework, between a central red chinoiserie back splat and decorated with a single original figure.
Notes: Very similar design can be found in The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham. Ref FW.43;
Cf. the set of lacquer chairs by Giles Grendey at Temple Newsam House, Leeds.
Similar set of four side chairs at Pelham Galleries, London, June 2003.

Slight signs of wear as seen in the photos

18.90 inches
43.70 inches
19.29 inches
United Kingdom
Beechwood then red lacquered

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