DescriptionA Dutch Baroque Chair and a Pair of Dutch Rococo Chairs, 18th century
55-1/2 x 15-1/2 x 15-1/4 inches (141.0 x 39.4 x 38.7 cm) (largest, Baroque)
The trio of chairs with Baroque chair having pierced scrolled crestrail, triangulated ornamentation to top and bottom of backrest frame, cane backrest and seat, legs with bulbous carved orbs above pierced ornamented railing similar to crestrail, turned block-and-ball stretchers, front feet with figured Spanish Baroque-style feet, the matching chairs having shells carved to apex of curved crestrails, keyhole backsplat, avian needlepoint seat frames, chair apron with conforming carved shell and scrolled motifs, cabrioled legs with carved acanthus leaves in relief to knees, raised on scrolled feet.
Some strengthening/restoration to undersides of chairs at joints, older refinishing, later wood blocks bearing seat frames to pair, wormholing (most noticeable to Baroque chair), light knicking and age-related wear, presenting well.
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