FINE QUEEN ANNE/GEORGE I IRISH CUBAN MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIR Ireland, c1724-30
Shell carved crest over a solid vasiform splat sided by shaped stile, the trapezoidal slip seat with narrow shaped front seat rail, and raised on cabriole front legs having shell-carved knees and bellflower drops, the front legs ending in pad feet, the rear legs with block endings connected by vase and block side stretchers and by a double-cyma curved medial stretcher
Provenance: Israel Sack
Note: The form is rare for the use of Cuban mahogany in Great Britain.
With thanks to a Boston collector for assistance is accurate attribution. 17"h. (seat), 39"h. (overall)