A near set of twelve early 19th century ash spindle back chairs In the manner of the Clisset family, Herefordshire, circa 1820-60
Lot 63
A near set of twelve early 19th century ash spindle back chairs In the manner of the Clisset family, Herefordshire, circa 1820-60
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,260) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
17 Jan 2013 11:00 GMT

Auction 21094
Lot Details
A near set of twelve early 19th century ash spindle back chairs
In the manner of the Clisset family, Herefordshire, circa 1820-60
Each with turned curved top rail and two turned rails below joined by four baluster-turned spindles, the elm seat mortised into the round seat rails with ogee-shaped front rail, on turned front legs terminating in pad feet, joined by a baluster-turned front stretcher and multiple side and rear stretchers, 45.5cm wide x 35cm deep x 91.5cm high, (17.5" wide x 13.5" deep x 36" high) (12)

Footnotes

  • Literature: Bernard Cotton, The English Regional Chair, (1990) p.295-304. A similar chair attributed to Shropshire/Staffordshire illustrated p.304, fig.WM39.
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