Chair #15, Chairs, c. 1600-1740

Chair, c.1690–1720


This chair was formerly in the collection of actor and antique dealer tristram Jellinek (1933–1995). It is one of a set of four.


Victor Chinnery Catalogue


A set of three oak backstools and one similar, the plain top rail beneath turned finials and over straight plain slats flanked by ball-and-fillet-turned uprights, the panelled seats set within moulded frames raised on ball-and-fillet-turned front legs with conforming high fore-stretcher united by plain stretchers, the front legs extended to form turned feet.

English, c. 1690-1720.


H: 44in W: 19½in D: 18in


Generally fair to good. One chair with broken top rail repaired with an old iron brace. Another chair with loose joints and re-pegged. The other two chairs in good condition.

Provenance & References

Purchased from Tristram Jellinek, London, 11 February 1985.