George III “Lolling” or “Easy” Chair, ca. 1760

George III easy chair George II easy chair side view
A very special George III “lolling” or “easy” chair, ca. 1760.With a later, usable recover, this unusual chair offers unique features. The scroll arm supports have deep carved rosettes over rather unique banding or cornice-like supports. Below the upholstered seat, square legs with similar knop-like devices shape the tapered legs ending in block feet. Also, the rear feet follow this unusual form unlike the past tradition of a simpler swept-back legs. The finish has depth and a smooth polished surface. No major repairs.
H. 42″, w. 30″, d. 30″. A special design. $2450.
George II easy chair leg George II easy chair side arm