A mid 19th century (circa 1850) Anglo Indian carved padouk open armchair, probably from the Bombay region, with strong influences of English Regency furniture designs - ADDITIONAL IMAGES CAN BE VIEWED BELOW:
This highly decorative armchair consists of a shaped top rail with foliate and stylised scroll carved decoration, the shaped back with central cane panel.
This leads down to the scroll arms with foliate carving to the arm supports with a cane seat, the front and side seat rails with floral and foliate carved decoration with small shaped lower brackets.
The armchair is supported by cabriole legs to the front with acanthus carved decoration with unusual scroll design to the back terminating with carved paw feet and outswept legs to the back.
The chair can be used as it is or seat pads or cushions can be added for more comfort, the seat pads shown are for photographic purposes only and are not included with the chair.
Reference: similar influenced chairs can be found in the book ‘Furniture From British India and Ceylon’ by Amin Jaffer, pages 334-339
This armchair is in very good condition for age, is of stable construction and can go straight into a home.
Height: 39'' / 99cm
Width: 22'' / 56cm
Depth: 26'' / 66cm
Seat height: 18'' / 45.75cm