A Child's ash and beech painted primitive Windsor comb-back high chair Possibly Welsh, circa 1800
Lot 135
A Child's ash and beech painted primitive Windsor comb-back high chair Possibly Welsh, circa 1800
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 5,249) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
17 Jan 2013 11:00 GMT

Auction 21094
Lot Details
A Child's ash and beech painted primitive Windsor comb-back high chair
Possibly Welsh, circa 1800
Having a stick-back drawn together with a bar-shaped stay-rail, horse-shoe shaped armrests, the shaped seat raised on octagonal-shaped splayed legs morticed and wedged through the seat and joined at the front by a turned foot-stretcher, traces of brown paint, 42cm wide x 30cm deep x 85cm high, (16.5" wide x 11.5" deep x 33" high)

Footnotes

  • Literature: A comparable chair, attributed to Carmarthenshire, illustrated Victor Chinnery, Oak Furniture The British Tradition, p. 405, fig. 3:497; sold Christie's, South Kensington, July 2002, lot 95, £2350.
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