Hoop-back Windsor chair, c.1780–1820
Fruitwood and elm
The back, arms and stretchers have serpentine spindles.
Victor Chinnery Catalogue
A fruitwood and elm Windsor armchair, the bow back filled with a serpentine baluster splat and conforming spindles, the scrolled arms raised on curved supports and further serpentine spindles, the cushion-shaped seat with cabriole front legs and turned rear legs joined by serpentine H-stretchers.
Ht: 37in. W: 23½in. D: 18in.
Generally good. The curved support to the right arm is replaced.
Provenance & References
Purchased Alistair Sampson, London, 26 June 1995.
An almost identical chair, with minor differences, is illustrated in The Connoisseur, July 1925, trade advertisement, A Trengrove, Croydon, Surrey, p. XLIV.