A rare, antique, Scandinavian armchair displaying a tall gold gilt wood crown crest for the reign of Frederick IV (1671-1730), the King of Denmark and Norway from 1699-1730. The throne is in the style of a French Louis XIII armchair or cremaillere, with the armrest featuring iron fittings for adjusting the backrest. Raised on turned legs and stretchers, the left back leg is branded with a crowned K.F.
Early 18th century W 26 D 23 H 55 in. Condition note: older velvet with wear; old gilt finish with wear.