Live Auction, 21 October 2013
About this Item
the stepped arched toprail above a pierced splat with conforming bottom rail, shaped grooved outcurved arms, caned seat, the shaped seatrail reverse carved with the intials 'DMB' and the date '1795', on tapering square-section fluted legs joined by an H-stretcher, on block feet, restorations
cf. Baraitser, Michael and Oberholzer, Anton. (1978) Cape Country Furniture, 2nd edition, Cape Town. A similar example is illustrated on page 98, number 318.