Portugese Colonial Armchair, presumably Brasil

Portugese Colonial Armchair, presumably Brasil

Price: Price on request

Offered by Kollenburg Antiquairs BV




This chair is carved from Jacaranda wood an exclusive tropical hardwood species. The origin of this species is located in the rain forests of Brazil. It is a heavy and hard type of wood with a brown to dark brown colour with a red glow.
Brazil was a Portuguese colony from the sixteenth century. In the eighteenth century many Portuguese moved to Brazil. There are still more than half a million Portuguese living in Brazil. In 1822, Brazil declared independence.
Portuguese furniture of the period exhibits strong French or English influences. This specific chair has a significant colonial influence and is probably made in Brazil.

Period
ca. 1750
Material
Reference
100-405
Sizes
89 x 66 x 62 cm

Offered by

Kollenburg Antiquairs BV

Postbus 171
5688 ZK Oirschot
The Netherlands

+31 499578037
+31 655822218
http://www.kollenburgantiquairs.com/

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