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Open by appointment (Showrooms in Eversholt and Burford, Oxfordshire)

About the object

1675 - 1700 Flemish

This open armchair is characteristic of the Haute Epoque employing elegant barley-twist turnings and sweeping, curved, scroll arms. The bargello is a re-creation of a fashionable upholstery textile of the time and the passmenterie has been custom-made to complement this. This a fine model in excellent condition with an exceptional patina. 

The rectangular outside and inside backs and the seat have been traditionally re-upholstered in a modern bargello in shades of gold, red, green, brown and ivory with custom-made passmenterie. The refinely curved arms terminating in scroll carved ends. The arms supported by elegant baluster turned uprights. The front legs, upper, central and side stretchers display elegant baluster and ball turnings. The back legs straight. Excellent original colour and patina. 

Width 62cm. 24 ½ in., Depth 63 cm. 24in., Back height 108 cm, 42 ½ in., 
Seat Height 45 cm. 17 ¾ in.