Charles I inlaid oak armchair

Circa 1640

W 23 1/2 × H 50 × D 22 1/4

Stock # Marh1660


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Charles I joined oak and marquetry-inlaid panel-back open armchair.The back panel with an inlaid design of two birds resting within stylized flowers emanating from a twin-handled vase, the prominent arched and scroll-outlined cresting carved with foliage, the punched-decorated downswept arms on squat baluster-turned supports, boarded seat, with column turned front legs, joined all round by plain stretchers, restoration. Literature: See Victor Chinnery, Oak Furniture: The British Tradition (2016), for an inlaid panel-back open armchair with a similar cresting in the Burrell Collection [14.215], p. 468 fig. 4:114.