June 16 2009, 12:32pm

French In The English Manner. Circa 1810. Of mahogany and gilt brass. Each of tub-back form, the shaped top rail carved with two rosettes, the upholstered back flanked by two downswept arms, each terminating in a scroll centred by a rosette, the seat resting above a frieze panelled to the front and flanked with two carved rosettes, the whole raised on four sabre legs, the front pair panelled, each leg terminating in a gilt brass lotus leaf foot raised on a castor.