A fine pair Jose I side chairs, Portuguese South American origin

GBP 7,750.00

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Object Description

A fine pair Jose I carved Brazilian rosewood side chairs

The arched shaped high backs surmounted with carved crests. The cabriole legs are carved with acanthus leaves on ball and claw feet with centre stretcher. The tooled leather seats and backs are richly decorated with coronets, figures and South American condor eagle

Object History

The chairs combine the influence of English taste in Portuguese colonial Latin American furniture with the Portuguese tradition of sumptuous leatherwork which was copied by Brazilian craftsmen.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1768 371302

Dealer Location

28-30 Market Street
Kirkby Stephen
Cumbria CA17 4QW
United Kingdom