AN EXTREMELY FINE PAIR OF CARVED JACARANDA SIDE CHAIRS

June 16 2009, 12:33pm

Probably Brazilian. Circa 1755. Of jacaranda. Each with a shaped pierced back surmounted by a carved rocaille scroll above a shaped splat, the original embossed leather seat depicting a cupid, the seat above the shaped and carved apron, the whole raised on four legs, the front pair of cabriole form terminating in hooved feet, the outswept rear legs, the legs united by a shaped stretcher.