Photograph depicting four different types of caned stinkwood chairs. From left to right: a Queen Anne tub or corner chair with tapered legs (c. 1730), a Tulbach chair with ball turned legs (c. 1700), a Louis XV or Huguenot tub chair with central back splat and cabriole legs (c. 1750), and a Louis XV or Huguenot chair with caned back, upholstered seat, carved front rail and cabriole legs (c. 1780). See also pages 54-59 of the 1960 edition of "Eighteenth Century Furniture in South Africa" by G. E. Pearse. All chairs are from the collection of Mr. M. G. Mackeurtan.
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Photograph depicting a late 17th century Tulbagh chair from the Koopmans De Wet house. It has a caned seat and back, peg top turned legs, and plain stretchers. See also p. 31 of "Cape Antique Furniture: A comprehensive ...