One of the most popular form of chairs in both England and America, the form was believed to have originated around Windsor Castle around 1700 and continued being made until the late 19th C. English examples typically have a pierced splat flanked by turned spindles , splay legs and use various woods including elm, oak, ash, and yew.
We often have a selection of both sidechairs and armchairs, usually singles and pair ...click for details
18th century Sheraton commode chair in elm, having a shaped and reeded crestrail above reeded downswept arms with vasiform turned supports above a removable rush seat, deep drop skirt and square tapered leg. English, circa 1790.
Rare pair of Gothic Revival Sidechairs by the Green Family of Cabinetmakers, Alexandria Virginia; in walnut with leafage carved and shaped crest rails over turned spindles and with drop in seats, serpentine front seat rails and raised on saber legs. Circa 1850-70.
These chairs are very closely related to a chair (#14) in Oscar Fitz ...click for details
Having a moulded cornice above a central recessed section with shelves flanked to each side by rows of small drawers behind scrolling grille-inset doors with columnar uprights; the conforming base with four paneled doors, two with columnar upright ...click for details
Fine 18th century English riddleback or wavy ladderback side chair in mahogany having shaped and pierced crestrail with carved ears and three similarly shaped slats above a serpentine saddle seat and straight, molded legs joined by an H stretcher, with delicately carved returns .
Small Pair of Antique English Pembroke Tables in mahogany with satinwood, ebony and kingwood stringing, each having a rectangular top with two drop leaves, a single drawer above and a shaped shelf
below and having tapered legs ending in Marlborough block feet.
Fine large pair of antique English tole tea bins with hinged wood lids and gilt painted decoration.These would have been shop fixtures for an establishment selling teas and the painted numbers would have been for different teas. Circa 1840-50.