Charles II joined oak armchair

Circa 1660 - 1680
Leeds, Yorkshire

W 23" × H 47" × D 20"

Stock # Marh2250


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Charles II joined oak and carved armchair. The carved floral back rest panel with initials I F in the top corners, above the scrolled serpent cresting rail, with scrolled serpent ears flanking the central panel. The bobbin turned legs joined by plain stretcher rails and channel moulded seat rails.

This is one of a large group of cupboards, chests and chairs with similar decoration, which emanated from an urban workshop in the Yorkshire clothing Dales area; probably in the large and rich city of Leeds itself: V Chinnery. Oak Furniture the British tradition.