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    Posted 3 years ago

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    Any information appreciated, the wood seems to have a 'blackish' finish, is this ebonized? The painting is raised slightly in parts and has an oriental style, also looks possibly hand painted. No makers marks that i can see but it is well made and sturdy. Also a little on the large size 55cm wide and 45cm deep approx. Location north London.

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    1. Goldenwing, 3 years ago
      It could be a Georgian Chippendale elbow chair circa 1730.
    2. docrogers, 3 years ago
      Thankyou for your comment. Yes it certainly has that feel about it, with several design points in common. I'm wondering if the painted parts maybe a 'red hearing' something added latter. Would you say they were Chinese or Japanese in style?
    3. Goldenwing, 3 years ago
      not sure, maybe folk art.
    4. Goldenwing, 3 years ago
      Chinese style with oriental laquer

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