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Antique Elbow Chair, English, Victorian, Stick Back Windsor, Elm, circa 1880
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique elbow chair, an English, Victorian stick-back Windsor chair in elm dating to the late 19th century, circa 1880. Appealing color and a desirable aged patina Gra...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Windsor Chairs

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Elm

Pair of Ash and Beech Wheelback Windsor Chairs, England
Located in Bochum, NRW
A pair of ash & beech wheelback Windsor armchairs with cabriole leg. Backs and legs made of beech and the seats made of ash. The front legs are of cabriole design, back legs turned, ...
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Vintage 1930s British Windsor Chairs

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Wood

Set of Five Ash and Beech Wheelback Windsor Chairs, England
Located in Bochum, NRW
Set of five - 2 armchairs and 3 chairs - of ash & beech wheelback Windsor chairs with cabriole leg. Backs and legs made of beech and the seats made of ash. The front legs are of cabr...
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Vintage 1930s British Windsor Chairs

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Wood

Pair of New England Painted Windsor Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful and comfortable pair of firehouse or captains style Windsor chairs. Retains original iron braces, painted surface and rich warm patina of wear. New England, circa 1850. Pur...
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Antique 1840s American American Classical Windsor Chairs

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Paint, Wood

Petite Windsor Side Chair in Oak, England, circa 1890
Located in Atlanta, GA
Petite oak Windsor chair with spindle back and turned legs & stretcher, England circa 1890.
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Antique Late 19th Century English Windsor Chairs

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Oak

Set of 8 Windsor Chairs 19th Century-England
Located in Brussels, Brussels
A fine set of 8 chestnut windsor chairs from the 19th century-England Very nice set which stands out for its good quality and number. It is unusual to find a set of 8 windsor chai...
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian Windsor Chairs

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Chestnut

  • Set of 8 Windsor Chairs 19th Century-England
  • Set of 8 Windsor Chairs 19th Century-England
  • Set of 8 Windsor Chairs 19th Century-England
  • Set of 8 Windsor Chairs 19th Century-England
H 33.47 in. W 14.57 in. D 17.33 in.
West Country Windsor Chair
Located in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Good 19th century West country Windsor chair, 1820. Seat height - 16"(41cm) Dimensions: 24 inches (61 cms) wide 15 inches (38 cms) deep 41 inches (104 cms) high.    
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Antique 19th Century English George III Windsor Chairs

  • West Country Windsor Chair
  • West Country Windsor Chair
  • West Country Windsor Chair
  • West Country Windsor Chair
H 41 in. W 24 in. D 15 in.
English Windsor Arm Chairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
We Have 18 Antique English Windsor Arm Chairs That We Have Been Collecting For A Number Of Years. Many Are A Close Match If You Wanted To Make A Set. Buy 1 Or All. PRICE IS FOR EACH
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier English Windsor Chairs

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Elm

  • English Windsor Arm Chairs
  • English Windsor Arm Chairs
  • English Windsor Arm Chairs
  • English Windsor Arm Chairs
H 40 in. W 23 in. D 22 in.
Antique Yew Windsor Chair
Located in Port Chester, NY
A classic Windsor chair, hand-carved in yew wood. Great color and patina, reflecting its use. Circular supports under the seat are charming.
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Windsor Chairs

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Yew

  • Antique Yew Windsor Chair
  • Antique Yew Windsor Chair
  • Antique Yew Windsor Chair
  • Antique Yew Windsor Chair
H 34.5 in. W 24.5 in. D 22.5 in.
Set of Six English Windsor Chairs
Located in Antwerp, BE
Six unusual and wonderful aged, worn patina chairs are in good condition.They look fantastic together as a set. The seat height of all seats is 18.5 in. (47 cm) The height of the arm...
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Early 20th Century English Hollywood Regency Windsor Chairs

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Wood

  • Set of Six English Windsor Chairs
  • Set of Six English Windsor Chairs
  • Set of Six English Windsor Chairs
  • Set of Six English Windsor Chairs
H 37.8 in. W 22.05 in. D 22.05 in.
Oak and Elm Broad Arm Windsor Chair
Located in Wilson, NC
The back of this English chair is supported by a pierced splat and eight turned spindles. The scrolled arms are supported by six shaped turned spindles and a small pierced slat. The ...
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Antique 1870s English Windsor Chairs

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Oak

  • Oak and Elm Broad Arm Windsor Chair
  • Oak and Elm Broad Arm Windsor Chair
  • Oak and Elm Broad Arm Windsor Chair
  • Oak and Elm Broad Arm Windsor Chair
H 43 in. W 26 in. D 25.5 in.
1930s John Gomm English Windsor Chair Set of 6
By John Gomm
Located in Brescia, IT
Set of 6 Windsor chairs. by John Gomm England, 1930-1940 Excellent condiction.
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Vintage 1930s English Country Windsor Chairs

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Wood

  • 1930s John Gomm English Windsor Chair Set of 6
  • 1930s John Gomm English Windsor Chair Set of 6
  • 1930s John Gomm English Windsor Chair Set of 6
  • 1930s John Gomm English Windsor Chair Set of 6
H 33.86 in. W 15.36 in. D 17.33 in.
English Turned Chestnut Windsor Chair, 19th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
Having a curved back and upper backrest, the arms supported by turned spindles, the shaped seat above splayed turned legs joined by two stretchers.
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Antique Mid-19th Century English George IV Windsor Chairs

Yew Wood Low-Back Windsor Armchair, North East Yorkshire England, Circa 1850
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a very good quality Country Windsor arm chair with a low back, made in England and attributed to a North east Yorkshire maker, in the mid-19th century, or possibly earlier. ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century British Country Windsor Chairs

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Elm, Fruitwood, Yew

Rare Windsor Armchair
Located in Greenwich, CT
A rare windsor armchair with a grand solid shaped center back and stick arms on a looped frame, a gently saddled elm shaped seat and splay legs joined by a ladder stretcher. Excelle...
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Antique Mid-18th Century English Windsor Chairs

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Ash

  • Rare Windsor Armchair
  • Rare Windsor Armchair
  • Rare Windsor Armchair
  • Rare Windsor Armchair
H 37.402 in. W 20.866 in. D 18.110 in.
Extra Large Victorian Antique Hoop Back Broad Arm Windsor Chair
Located in Norwich, GB
Extra large Victorian antique Victorian hoop back broad arm Windsor chair of unusual large proportions with a Christmas tree centre splat and having a wonderful elm seat with the res...
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Antique 19th Century English Early Victorian Windsor Chairs

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Elm, Oak

Early 19th Century English Ebonized Windsor Hoop Back Chair
Located in Leek, Staffordshire
Early 19th century English ebonized Windsor hoop back chair Ash and elm with lovely wear and patination Measures: 50 W x 40 D x 108 H cm.
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Antique Early 19th Century English Windsor Chairs

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Ash, Elm

English Yew Wood Windsor Armchair
Located in Wilson, NC
English yew wood Windsor armchair has a crinoline stretcher. (A concave crinoline was designed to accommodate a woman's dress). The seat is made of elm and carved in a saddle shape f...
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Antique 1840s English Windsor Chairs

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Yew

  • English Yew Wood Windsor Armchair
  • English Yew Wood Windsor Armchair
  • English Yew Wood Windsor Armchair
  • English Yew Wood Windsor Armchair
H 37.5 in. W 23 in. D 22 in.
English 19th century George III “Gothick” Yew wood Windsor Chair
Located in Troy, NY
Decorative, rare Yew Wood and Elm Windsor chair, probably made in the Thames Valley, George III style, with exceptional color and very good condition, commensurate with age
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Antique 19th Century English George III Windsor Chairs

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Yew

19th Century Yew Windsor Armchair
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
A very attractive and good quality mid 19th century high back yew wood Windsor armchair having elegant Christmas tree type pierced splat and well figured elm seat raised on turned le...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Victorian Windsor Chairs

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Elm, Yew

  • 19th Century Yew Windsor Armchair
  • 19th Century Yew Windsor Armchair
  • 19th Century Yew Windsor Armchair
  • 19th Century Yew Windsor Armchair
H 43 in. W 22 in. D 24 in.
Large English High Back Windsor Armchair
Located in Austin, TX
A handsome large English Windsor high back chair of elm and ash woods, featuring a bowed top rail and pierced splat and spindle back, with solid seat on turned stretcher.
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Antique 19th Century English Windsor Chairs

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Wood, Ash, Elm

  • Large English High Back Windsor Armchair
  • Large English High Back Windsor Armchair
  • Large English High Back Windsor Armchair
  • Large English High Back Windsor Armchair
H 42 in. W 21.25 in. D 27 in.
Set of 4 Fan Back Windsor Armchairs
Located in Nordhavn, DK
A rare set of 4 almost identical "Fan Back" Windsor armchairs made of yew and elm wood. Untouched original condition with a beautiful natural patina. England mid-18th century.
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Antique Mid-18th Century English George III Windsor Chairs

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Elm, Yew

  • Set of 4 Fan Back Windsor Armchairs
  • Set of 4 Fan Back Windsor Armchairs
  • Set of 4 Fan Back Windsor Armchairs
  • Set of 4 Fan Back Windsor Armchairs
H 37.8 in. W 22.84 in. D 21.66 in.
Large English High Back Windsor Armchair
Located in Austin, TX
A handsome large English Windsor high back chair of elm and ashwoods, featuring a bowed top rail and pierced splat and spindle back, with solid seat on turned crinoline stretcher. Wi...
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Antique 19th Century English Windsor Chairs

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Wood, Ash, Elm

  • Large English High Back Windsor Armchair
  • Large English High Back Windsor Armchair
  • Large English High Back Windsor Armchair
  • Large English High Back Windsor Armchair
H 42 in. W 23 in. D 28.5 in.
English, Elmwood Windsor Chair, Late 18th Century or Early 19th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
Curved backrest with carved upper section, turned supports, one board seat on splayed turned legs joined by a double H-stretcher.
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Antique Late 18th Century English George III Windsor Chairs

English Yew Wood Hoop Back Windsor Armchair
Located in Greenwich, CT
Fine English yew wood and elm windsor hoop back or double bow armchair, the shaped back splat with honeysuckle pattern, the front arm supports with bold turnings over shaped seat, th...
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Antique 1830s English Country Windsor Chairs

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Elm, Yew

Antique Elm Windsor Stool, English, 19th Century
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Super little piece of country furniture. Very honest piece. Totally original patina Sturdy construction.  
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Folk Art Windsor Chairs

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Elm

18th Century Thames Valley Yew Wood Windsor Armchair
Located in Lincolnshire, GB
A great example of an 18th century Thames valley yew wood and elm cabriole leg windsor armchair, with a pierced back splat Good colour and patina.
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Antique 18th Century English Windsor Chairs

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Elm, Yew

19th Century English Hoop Back Windsor Armchair
Located in Greenwich, CT
Good 19th century English hoop back Windsor armchair with roundel turned back splat, over shaped seat and standing on turned legs joined by "H" stretcher.  
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Country Windsor Chairs

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Ash, Elm, Fruitwood

Antique Arts & Crafts Windsor Armchair, Mid-19th Century
By William Birch
Located in London, GB
An extremely rare and superbly elegant Arts & Crafts period Windsor armchair (two armchairs are currently available) of the finest quality, attributed to William Birch of High Wycomb...
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Antique 19th Century English Arts and Crafts Windsor Chairs

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Wood

English Thames Valley Nineteenth Century Windsor Armchair with Hickory Seat
Located in San Francisco, CA
An English Thames Valley Windsor armchair of typical form with a pieced vasiform central splat terminating at the curved crest rail, the elm saddle seat supported on turned legs join...
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Antique 1830s English Regency Windsor Chairs

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Elm, Hickory

19th Century European Yew Wood High Back Windsor Armchair
Located in San Francisco, CA
19th century European yew wood high back windsor armchair Fine hand carved custom made high back Windsor armchair. The chair is made from solid European (common) Yew wood. The ...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Windsor Chairs

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Yew

Small 18th Century English Comb Back Windsor Armchair Made of Elm, Ash & Walnut
Located in Middleburg, VA
18th century English comb back windsor armchair. Shaped comb top rail over central splat and bowed arms with shaped figured elm seat and delicate turned legs. A mixture of elm, ash a...
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Antique 18th Century English Windsor Chairs

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Ash, Elm, Walnut

Sublime Original Antique Elm 19th Century circa 1840 Comb Back Windsor Armchair
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning 19th century elm comb back Windsor armchair, circa 1840 A highly coveted, well made and decorative armchair, in the traditional el...
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Antique 1840s English Early Victorian Windsor Chairs

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Elm

Pair of Early 19th Century Thames Valley Yew Tree Windsor Armchairs
Located in Lincolnshire, GB
A wonderful pair of yew tree Windsor armchairs with draft back splats, superb color and patination.     
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Antique Early 19th Century English Windsor Chairs

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Yew

English Rocking Chair
Located in Nantucket, MA
English yew wood Rocking Chair with splat back.
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Antique 19th Century English Windsor Chairs

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Yew

  • English Rocking Chair
  • English Rocking Chair
  • English Rocking Chair
  • English Rocking Chair
H 46 in. W 25 in. D 18 in.
Lounge Chair by Lucian Randolph Ercolani for Ercol
By Ercol, Lucian Ercolani
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful lounge chair designed by Lucian Randolph Ercolani for Ercol. The chair has beautiful architectural lines, and is very comfortable. No Label. Measurements: 41 inch...
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Vintage 1950s English Mid-Century Modern Windsor Chairs

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Wood

19thc Original Chrome Yellow New England Windsor Chairs, 6
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These fine original paint decorated thumb back New England Windsor chairs are in amazing sturdy condition. The painted decorated splash is amazing painted details. The seats may have...
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Antique 19th Century American Adirondack Chairs

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Pine

19Thc New England Birdcage Windsor Chairs-Set of Six
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These Birdcage step down Windsor chairs were found in New England from a private collection and are in amazing condition. The woods are pine & hickory with a wonderful aged patina. T...
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Antique 19th Century American Adirondack Chairs

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Wood

Antique 19th Century Windsor Chair
Located in Houston, TX
19th century windsor chair, circa 1840. Beautifully worn seat and arms.
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Antique 19th Century English Chairs

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Wood

  • Antique 19th Century Windsor Chair
  • Antique 19th Century Windsor Chair
  • Antique 19th Century Windsor Chair
  • Antique 19th Century Windsor Chair
H 27 in. W 17.5 in. D 16.75 in.
19th Century Child's Windsor Rocker from New England
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century handmade wooden child's rocker in great condition. This child's rocker is very strong and has been checked for strength and stability. Has a replaced rocker on the right...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Country Rocking Chairs

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Wood

Victorian 1840 Hoop Back Windsor Chair High Wycombe
By S.H. Glenister
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Rare fully stamped Victorian 1840 hoop back Windsor chair High Wycombe. Beautiful patina, wonderful workmanship and remarkably comfortable. Very sturdy. This chair alone can provi...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Early Victorian Chairs

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Elm

Group of 7 Windsor Chairs Elm United Kingdom, XVIII Century
Located in Milano, IT
Group of seven Windsor chairs supported by turned legs connected by an \"H\" crosspiece, with a back supported by turned uprights, while the central one is carved and perforated with...
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Antique 18th Century English Other Chairs

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Elm

Antique English Brace Back Windsor Chairs
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Four English Windsor bow-brace spindle back dining chairs with decorative splat and finely turned legs and stretcher consisting of 2 host and hostess chairs and 2 side chairs. All fo...
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Antique 19th Century English Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Antique Elm and Ash Childs Windsor Rocking Chair
Located in Norwich, GB
19th century antique elm and ash childs Windsor rocking chair boasting a wonderful shaped turned stick back with shaped arms supported by turned columns. The seat is crafted in solid...
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Antique 19th Century English Rocking Chairs

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Oak

  • Antique Elm and Ash Childs Windsor Rocking Chair
  • Antique Elm and Ash Childs Windsor Rocking Chair
  • Antique Elm and Ash Childs Windsor Rocking Chair
  • Antique Elm and Ash Childs Windsor Rocking Chair
H 27.56 in. W 12.21 in. D 12.21 in.
Harlequin Set of Eight 18th Century Windsor Wheel Back Chairs
Located in Billingshurst, GB
A harlequin set of eight 18th Century Windsor Wheel back chairs fully restored. Beautiful patination and colour.
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Antique 18th Century English Country Chairs

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Ash, Beech, Elm

Antique Bow Chair, Smokers Captains English Victorian Elm Windsor, circa 1870
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique, bow-back chair, sometimes referred to as a 'Smoker's' or 'Captain's' chair. An English, Victorian, elm, Windsor piece from the 19th century, circa 1880. Attra...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Chairs

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Elm

English 19th Century Set of 8 Oak Windsor Chairs
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
A wonderful set of eight English solid oak Windsor chairs have been cleaned, tightened, and polished. They are very sturdy resting on four turned legs with ‘H’ stretchers and comfort...
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Antique 19th Century English Other Dining Room Chairs

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Oak

  • English 19th Century Set of 8 Oak Windsor Chairs
  • English 19th Century Set of 8 Oak Windsor Chairs
  • English 19th Century Set of 8 Oak Windsor Chairs
  • English 19th Century Set of 8 Oak Windsor Chairs
H 41.5 in. W 21.38 in. D 23.75 in.
Set of Six Late Georgian Elmwood Windsor Dining Chairs
Located in Essex, MA
Comprised of a pair of armchairs and four side chairs, ladder back with rush seats, turned circular legs and pad feet, and turned stretchers.
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Antique 1820s English Georgian Dining Room Chairs

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Elm

Set of Six 19th Century Elm Stickback Windsor Chairs
Located in Port Chester, NY
A set of six English elm Windsor chairs in very good antique condition. Although this is a like set, they are handmade, and the legs have slightly different flare, as shown in image ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Dining Room Chairs

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Elm

Set of Eight Wheel Back Elm and Yew Windsor Chairs
Located in London, by appointment only
Nicholas Wells Antiques is pleased to present this fine quality set of eight-wheel back Windsor dining chairs, consisting of six side chairs and two armchairs, each with pierced yew ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Victorian Dining Room Chairs

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Elm, Yew

19th Set off 8 Nottinghamshire Yew Wood Hight Back Windsor Chairs
Located in Oostrum-Venray, NL
A well matched pair of 19th century yew and elm seated high back windsor chairs this is a quintessential Nottinghamshire design. These models were designed around 1840 and made ar...
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Antique 1890s English British Colonial Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Antique English Windsor Bow-Brace Back Dining Chairs with Decorative Splat
Located in Bronx, NY
Eight fine English Windsor bow-brace back dining chairs with decorative splat and finely turned legs and stretcher, in ash with coordinated host and hostess chairs with rushed seatin...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Dining Room Chairs

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Ash

Sublime Suite of Eight circa 1840 English Windsor Thames Valley Dining Chairs 8
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this sublime suite of eight original early Victorian circa 1840 Thames valley Elm diming chairs A very collectable and quintessentially English...
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Antique 1840s English Early Victorian Dining Room Chairs

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Elm

19th Century English Oak and Yew Wood Windsor Style Dining Chairs, Set of Six
Located in San Francisco, CA
An excellent well matched assembled set of six Windsor chairs in original condition. Beautifully worn and aged oak and yew wood with a warm patina. England, early 19th century. The...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Other Dining Room Chairs

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Oak, Yew

Lucian Randolph Ercolani Designed “Windsor” Chairs for Ercol, England, 1950's
By Ercol
Located in New York, NY
A pair of Lucian Randolph Ercolani designed “Windsor” chairs for his company Ercol, England, circa 1950’s. Italian born Ercolani moved to the UK where he opened his own furniture com...
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Chaise Longues

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Wood

Stewart Linford Burr Yew & Elm Dining Table & 8 Windsor Chairs Handmade, England
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this sublime Stewart Linford handmade in England Burr Yew & Elm extending dining table and eight Windsor chairs RRP £23,500 A very good looking ...
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20th Century English Victorian Dining Room Sets

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Elm, Yew

Original Black Painted Step Down New England Windsor Chair, Dated 1812
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a amazing untouched black painted Windsor chair from New England is in untouched amazing surface with a date of 1812 on the reverse back splash. The condition is very good an...
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Antique 1810s American Country Painted Furniture

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Wood

19th Century English Barrelback Windsor Chair
Located in Chicago, IL
A lovable 19th century English barrelback Windsor arm chair with a graceful rounded crest-rail supported by several spindles, a sturdy saddle seat, splayed turned legs, and retaining...
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Antique 19th Century English Primitive Armchairs

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Elm

19th Century Yew Wood Windsor Chair
Located in London, by appointment only
Early 19th century yew-wood windsor armchair with crinoline stretcher, well figured. Measures: Height 110cm, width 52cm, depth 52cm, seat height 45cm. The windsor chair is ...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Arts and Crafts Armchairs

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Yew

  • 19th Century Yew Wood Windsor Chair
  • 19th Century Yew Wood Windsor Chair
  • 19th Century Yew Wood Windsor Chair
  • 19th Century Yew Wood Windsor Chair
H 43.31 in. W 20.48 in. D 20.48 in.
19th Century Early English Windsor Child's Chair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century early English children's Windsor extended arm plank bottom chair. The condition is very good and sturdy.
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Country Armchairs

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Wood

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Windsor Chair England For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the windsor chair England you’re looking for. Frequently made of wood, hardwood and elm, every windsor chair England was constructed with great care. Find 336 options for an antique or vintage windsor chair England now, or shop our selection of 1 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect windsor chair England — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A windsor chair England is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Victorian, Georgian and Arts and Crafts styles are sought with frequency. Bevan Funnell Ltd., Ercol and John Prior each produced at least one beautiful windsor chair England that is worth considering.

How Much is a Windsor Chair England?

The average selling price for a windsor chair England at 1stDibs is $2,691, while they’re typically $283 on the low end and $39,000 for the highest priced.

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