Good C18th Italian pair of walnut open armchairs; well drawn with a very fluid design and generous proportions; the shaped cartouche back with an exaggerated curve having a walnut moulded frame, headed with foliate carving. The outswept arms with carved, scrolled knuckles on shapely scrolled arm supports; the upholstered padded seat having a serpentine front, and the shaped moulded seat rail centred with a carved foliate design. Raised on elegant cabriole legs with acanthus leaf carving to the knees and terminating in scrolled toes. The back legs of an exaggerated shape with a good rake and carved scrolled toes.
Italian circa 1780
Good condition, upholstered in pale blue silk damask in useable condition. Can be reupholstered if necessary to client requirement.
Dimensions (ins) 28 wide x 23 deep x 37 high; seat height 17.5