A fine and extremely
rare set of six William and Mary period Walnut chairs comprising two
carvers and four dining chairs. The chairs with high ,carved arched back
with central caned back support flanked by turned columns, the carvers
with scrolled arm rest supported on turned inverted half couplets. The
seats with caned base supported on four legs, the front legs being turned
inverted half couplets with uniting elaborately carved arched stretcher
with further turned uniting stretchers for the other legs. Of outstanding
condition and colour with a myriad of minor scratches, old worm holes
(none active) bumps, wear etc to be expected and valued as a feature and
consistent with furniture from the period and use. The caning is in
excellent usable condition and whilst old is unlikely to be original. All
joints are firm and the chairs can be used. They also come with later
fitted hard cushioned seats for comfort and to protect the seat caning
Dimensions: The carvers. 153 cm high, 60 cm wide across front of seat, 44 cm deep seat, 43 cm from floor to caned seat.
The dining chairs. 142 cm high, 46 cm wide, 37 cm deep, 43 cm from floor to caned seat.