A 19th century yew low-back Windsor chair Nottinghamshire, circa 1840
Lot 247
A 19th century yew low-back Windsor armchair Nottinghamshire, circa 1840
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,602) inc. premium

Lot Details
A 19th century yew low-back Windsor chair Nottinghamshire, circa 1840
A 19th century yew low-back Windsor armchair
Nottinghamshire, circa 1840
Having a pierced shaped central splat, the scroll-ended arms on peg-baluster turned front supports, the elm saddle seat stamped to the side E.GABBITAS WORKSOP, (working 1839-44), raised on bell-turned legs terminating in ball feet, joined by a crinoline stretcher, 54cm wide x 49.5cm deep x 92cm high, (21" wide x 19" deep x 36" high)

Footnotes

  • A similar chair illustrated Dr. B. Cotton, The English Regional Chair, fig. NE229, p.168. The author refers to the chair as an example of the most elaborate and decorative form of Windsor produced in the Nottingham tradition, and was probably the most expensive.
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