Antique English Georgian High Windsor Armchair, the contoured saddle seat with a rich grained elm, the rest crafted from yew, turned baluster legs joined by a a crinoline stretcher, a large and well detailed pierced-shaped back splat, outsplayed arms on incurved front arm- supports. Condition: typical minor natural splits to the yew, including to the top of the hoop back where the splat is pegged, one rear leg reattached. Stretcher returns loose in joints, legs with old dark finish, otherwise fine condition. Measuring: 40” high x 19” deep x 24-1/2” wide (102cm x 49cm x 62.5cm). Early 19th century.
Bonhams Chester, 15 September 2011, The Oak Sale, lot# 505.