An antique George III Adam period mahogany armchair.

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An antique George III Adam period mahogany armchair.
  • An antique George III Adam period mahogany armchair.
  • An antique George III Adam period mahogany armchair.

An Adam period mahogany armchair.

Date: 2017-08-23 19:29:52

Circa: 1780

Period: Adam Furniture

Height: 37.5" (95.25cm)

Width: 25.5" (64.75cm)

Depth: 24" (61cm)

An elegant George III Adam period mahogany armchair; the hooped back and splat carved with harebells above elegantly outscrolling arms; having a stuffover seat and raised on stop fluted square tapering legs terminating in blockfeet.

Provenance

The design of this antique Georgian armchair is typical of the Adam period with its Neo-classical design and motifs. The lyre shaped back and use of carved harebells clearly reflect the influence of Robert Adam's taste for elegant Neo-classical ornament.

For more information please read this blog article on Robert Adam and the Neoclassical revival.

Material: mahogany

Category: Armchairs

Ref: 1987


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