Chair #48, Windsor Chairs c.1760–1820

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.

English, c.1780-1830.


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.