English Regional Chairs

Brief description

'Wide top' side chair with a foliate carved cross splat, turned front legs and a concave seat. This chair has been stained to simulate mahogany however it is made of elm. It is attributed to East Anglia although the maker is unknown, and it was probably made around 1870.

Object name

side chair

Object number


Production date


Production place

EA (ERC) (made)
East of England (made)

Physical description

'Swept top' side chair with hollow seat, a swept top rail & foliate carved cross splat, turned front legs.
concave 'hollow' seat; inverted tuplip turning motif on front leg
Chair back: side chair with swept top rail & shaped & sawn back posts; central decoratively carved cross splat
Splat type: foliate carved cross splat
Front legs: decoratively turned front legs incorporating inverted tulip motif
Back legs: square sawn & curved legs
Feet: continuous with leg
Stretcher detail: -
Front stretcher: -
Back stretcher: -
Arm: -
Underarm supports: -
Seat: concave 'hollow' seat

Rights note

copyright of photo: B D Cotton
copyright of photo: ERC p221
  • image 18020
Powered by CollectionsIndex+ Collections Online