Early Georgian Cabriole Leg Comb Back Windsor Armchair
Late George II, Early George III Comb Back with cherry crest rail. Solid splat & flat, outer stiles in fruitwood. Nicely shaped saddle seat in figured elm. Spindles & front cabriole legs in beech. Back legs of a form seen on the front legs of earlier Windsors. See Harding-Hill, pp 36,40,44,45 & the back legs of a chair, p. 39. Distinctive crest rail & similar splats in Harding-Hill, "Windsor Chairs", pp. 43-44, dated to mid-eighteenth century & Christie's June 25, 2005 & Bonham's
Lot 21, Jan 31. 2019.
England (Thames Valley), c. 1760