Rothschild, New York circa 1960
Rothschild Estate, Buckinghamshire, England
Callaghans of Shrewsbury 2019 until present
A rare and important pair of throne chairs made from walnut, profusely inlaid & decorated with pewter. The chairs seat and backrest are vellum, decorated with ink and wash illustraions of bamboo and birds in flight. The decoration is further inhanced by the silk tassels and applications of hand beaten copper.The round seats sit apon a tri form base of heavily inlaid legs and backrests being completed by a pair of handsomely turned finials.