16th century X frame chair

Circa 1540 -1550

W 27 1/2" × H 35 1/2" × D 19"

Stock # Marh1012


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Mid 16th century walnut X frame folding chair, with five petal rose decoration in the centre of the frame and on armrests. The seat and back rest covered with a piece of 16th century Persian carpet. This is the type of chair that Henry VIII would have used throughout his palaces. Provenance: Philadelphia Museum of Art item: 1974-9-11 described as Dante Chair. Rare collector's piece.