Portuguese - King Jose I - Side Chair

No. R14619

Portuguese Brazilian Colonial (King Jose I, 1750 - 1777) side chair.

Beautiful, antique, carved crest, skirt & knees on bold ball & claw feet. 

Retains the original seat frame (with through tenon construction) and embossed leather seat.

The wood is Jacaranda and native to Brazil.   

 

This type of furniture has a pronounced English influence due to Portugal's interest in things English because Portugal was an ally during the War of Spanish Succession (1703)

Ref:  “Chairs (a history)” by  Florence de Dampierre

 

  • OriginPortuguese
  • CircaEarly 18th c.
  • PeriodKing Jose I
  • MaterialJacaranda
  • Height44 1/2 in
  • Width22 in
  • Depth19 in
  • Price$4,800
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Portuguese - King Jose I - Side Chair - R14619

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