furniture maker: unknown

circa 1780-circa 1790
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Object Detail

chairs, Windsor, set consisting of five chairs and one carver chair, with stick backs and wheel-decorated splats. Elm seats, yew hoopbacks, arms and arm supports with birch sticks, legs and crinoline stretcher. The legs turned. Dowelled construction throughout. Strengthening spars with bobtail at back. Carved and fretted splat; turned legs, stretchers and spindles; seat shaped by hand. Incised decoration around top of seat and hoopback.
Maker and role
furniture maker: unknown
Production place
Production date
circa 1780-circa 1790
Media description
Elm, Yew, Birch
980 x 548 x 580 (carver)
875 x 465 x 490 (chairs)
Measurement details
height: 980mm
width: 548mm
depth: 580mm
height: 875mm
width: 465mm
depth: 490mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
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