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CURULE CHAIR, ANTIQUE MAHOGANY, CIRCA 1815CURULE CHAIR, ANTIQUE MAHOGANY, CIRCA 1815
Date: 1815-1825
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Description: Very fine and rare classical carve mahogany curule base drawing room chair with scrolled crest rail above a carved horizontal splat with rosette, flanked by stylized lotus flowers and palmettes, above a deep caned seat raised on a curule base with the legs connected by a turned lotus leaf medial strethcher, resting on carved animal paw feet on casters. Has original hair stuffed cushion. This design is based on the ancient Roman magistrates curule form of folding seats and shown in the English and French design books of Thomas Hope, Percier and Fontaine and George Smith in the early 19th century. 35.5in H. 21.5in W. 25in D.

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