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A George II Walnut Shepherds Crook Armchair
England, circa 1765

An outstanding George II period carved walnut shepherds crook armchair. The walnut of magnificent colour throughout, with outswept arms in the form of shepherds crooks, standing on exceptional front cabriole legs carved at the knees with cabochon and stylised acanthus leaves terminating in pronounced ball and claw feet, the rear legs outswept. The chair upholstered in superb eighteenth century floral needlepoint.

Height 99.00cm (38.98 inches)
Width 70.00cm (27.56 inches)
Depth 67.00cm (26.38 inches)


Literature

L Synge, Mallett Millenium, London 1999, p. 60, fig. 58.

Reference - L11.54