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A rare, set of four, mid-18th century, Portuguese, parcel-gilt & walnut side chairs



Dates
1720 - 1750
Dimensions
110.00cm high (43.31 inches high)
46.00cm framed height (18.11 inches framed height)
Description / Expertise
Each with a shaped cresting with a central, stylized parcel-gilt flowerhead. The splats are pierced with parcel-gilt coronets above stylized leaf motifs. The uprights are decorated with stylized parcel-gilt leaf motifs. The seats are caned with bargello squab cushions. Each seat frieze has a repeat of the parcel-gilt decoration on the cresting. Standing on front cabriole legs, the knees with parcel-gilt foliate decoration, terminating in parcel-gilt, ball and claw feet. The tapering back legs have a good rake and are joined by side strechers with a shaped central stretcher. There are the losses and old repairs due to age and use and traces of old woodworm. Excellent original colour and patina.
Origin
Portugal
Literature
Related to : A Set of Twelve Chairs and a Settee, from the collection of D. João V, King of Portugal (1706-1750)
Provenance
German Collection, Westphalian, baroque manor

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