Pair of 19th Century Deportment/Correction Chairs

DescriptionThe early 19th century eminent surgeon and anatomist Sir Astley Cooper, doctor to the Royal Family, designed a chair to correct and strengthen the spine of one of the Royal children. These "Correction Chairs" became popular amongst the fashionable classes. This rare pair is made of beech wood and ebonised. The backs have a lyre shaped motif, the centre picked out with gold paint. The caned seats are in perfect condition. One chair has metal strengthening the turned uprights where they meet the seat. Decorative and elegant, they make wonderful accent pieces. Circa 1840
Height: 99cm (39")
Seat Width: 32cm (12 1/2")
Seat Depth: 26.5cm (10 1/2") 
Price£625.00   696.44   $785.94  Euro & Dollar conversion rates as of 7/JUL/2020
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Pair of 19th Century Deportment/Correction Chairs
 
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