18th Century Deportment Chair
An 18th Century deportment or correction chair.
Solid backsplat of baluster form supporting a flat top rail above front square tapering legs and sabre rear.
Truly exceptional example, beautiful form from any veiw.
Scottish circa 1790.
Sometimes known as the Astley Cooper Chair. It was the invention of Sir Astley Paston Cooper (1768-1841), surgeon and anatomist.
H:96 W:41 D:22 CM (Seat Height 44 cm)
H:37.8 W:16 D:8.8 INCHES (Seat Height 17.5 inches)