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British Colonial Rosewood Planter’s Chair

Late 19th century

SGD 2,200

An antique rosewood planter’s chair with caned seat and back. The inclined back and seat are caned in one continues section in an intricate pattern, typical of the colonial period. Each arm is composed of a flat plank with a rounded end and joined with a round headed wooden dowel to the arm support. Below the arm is a nearly identical plank that rotates out into a footrest. When not in use these planks are stored beneath the arms. The front legs are reeded, carved with rings and terminate in a peg foot.The rear legs are squared off, carved and moderately raked. The front feet are higher so the seat inclines.

Read more about Planter’s Chairs in our blog: The Planter’s Chair – A Colonial Icon

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Bombay
British colonial India
H:82 cm W: 65 cm D: 119 cm
H: 32½" W: 25½" D: 47"

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