An Early Charles II Oak Settle

The triple panel back, with large central lozenge carving, decorated with whorls in the corners, below a wonderfully shaped top rail, with six carved lunettes, each with a stylised leaf centre, and further punch-decoration. The scrolling crest to the top rail is a most unusual feature – very reminiscent of crests found on wainscot chairs of the same period.

The seat is formed from a single oak board, and is supported on simple turned baluster legs, joined by run-moulded stretchers.

Beautiful condition, colour and surface.

Gloucestershire, circa 1660.

Width 50 inches, height 40 inches, depth 21 inches.

Ref TD104

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