James I oak armchair

Circa 1610 - 1620
West country, England

W 22 × H 42 1/4 × D 19

Stock # Marh1056


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James I joined oak armchair of heavy construction and finely carved. The back rest carved with large arcade with lozenge, the seat rails carved with nulling and frieze rail carved with fine chain linked jewelled decoration. The flat armrests supported by huge baluster turned columns. The seat although not the original is very early and adapted into a commode seat, with sliding seat, most likely done very early during the chairs life in the 17th century. Colour and surface consistent with the whole chair.