Friar’s Slipper Chair
The original prototype for the Sibyl Colefax and John Fowler ‘Friar’s’ chair, the high curved back with six float buttons, over a low seat, covered in green mohair velvet and finished at the base with a deep bullion fringe concealing turned mahogany front legs and brass cap castors and plain back legs. With luggage label outlining provenance in Imogen Taylor’s hand writing.
Provenance: Barbara Ward (née Dewar) of Friars Well, John Fowler (as seen in the sitting room at the Hunting Lodge, p.62 Colefax and Fowler by Chester Jones), Colin Anson, Imogen Taylor (as seen in her sitting room in Burgundy, House and Garden January 2021), sold by Sibyl Colefax and John Fowler December 2022
DimensionsMax Width: 630mm / 24¾"
Max Depth: 630mm / 24¾"
Max Height: 920mm / 36¼"
Seat Depth: 480mm / 19"
Seat Height: 335mm / 14"