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Armchair

Armchair

  • Place of origin:

    England

  • Date:

    1860s (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Turned ash

  • Museum number:

    W.37-1946

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Turned ash. Back composed in openwork of bobin-turned staves in a rectangular arrangement. Turned uprights supporting bobbin wings. Turned front-lets supporting insertee arm rails. Seat of plain turned rails suitable for a squab. Four stretchers, those in front and at the sides supporting stave-patterns (front) and single staves.

Place of Origin

England

Date

1860s (made)

Materials and Techniques

Turned ash

Dimensions

Height: 115.5 cm, Width: 66 cm, Depth: 51.5 cm

Object history note

Formerly on loan to Bishop Asbury Cottage, Great Barr, Sandwell (1976-2005).

Conservation in 1976 replaced two pieces eaten by woodworm.

Descriptive line

Armchair of turned ash; English, c.1860 in the 17th century style

Materials

Ash

Techniques

Turning

Categories

Furniture

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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