Victorian Antique Bow-Back Chair, English Elm Windsor, circa 1870 For Sale
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Victorian Antique Bow-Back Chair, English Elm Windsor, circa 1870


This is a Victorian, antique, low bow-back chair, sometimes referred to as a 'Smokers' or 'Captain's' chair. An English elm Windsor piece from the mid 19th century c.1870. Attractive deep, rich tones to the elm with a desirable aged patina Displaying good grain detail in the shaped seat slab Ring turned front legs and stretchers Flared, circular section rear legs Double box stretchered for added strength and stability Ring turned spindles rise obliquely to the horseshoe armrest Crowned with the aesthetically pleasing scroll back featuring a 'butler's grasp' An inviting piece of English country furniture. Solid joints and construction. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home. Dimensions: Max width 54cm (21.25'') Max depth 51cm (20'') Max height 78cm (30.75'') Seat width 43.25cm (17'') Seat depth 43.25cm (17'') Seat height 45cm (17.75'') We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all of our antiques.    


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  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1870
  • Period
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  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    Presented in good antique condition. Waxed, polished and ready for the home.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 30.71 in. x W 21.26 in. x D 20.08 in.

    H 78 cm x W 54 cm x D 51 cm

  • Seat height
    17.72 in. (45 cm)
  • Seller location
    Taunton, GB
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