Charles II joined oak armchair


W 25" × H 48 1/2" × D 22"

Stock # Marh2800


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Charles II joined oak armchair of rare form. The baluster turn legs joined by moulded lower stretcher rails, with two further turned spindles within the framing under the seat rail, with flat arms and a secondary tier of arms above. The back rest panel divided into three panels with the lower being plain and upper two carved with scrolled serpents, above this the frieze rail carved with two scrolled serpents and dated 1662 with the initials RB, flanking this two serpent carved ears.

Only two other armchairs of this form are known, one from the Clive Sherwood Collection and the other in the Burrell Collection in Scotland, both illustrated in Jellinek's book Early British chairs and seats 1500 - 1700, plate 78 and 79, page 86.