An 18th century beech and elm West Country comb back Windsor armchair with flat scrolled arms and turned legs. The chair has the unusual form of three part arm, which developed in the West Country in the second half of the 18th century. It has a good rich honey colour and shows traces of the original blue paint. English, circa 1780.
Ref: “The English Regional Chair” by Dr Bernard D Cotton publ. Antique Collector’s Club fig. SW12 p.264 for similar leg and fig.SW16 for arm construction.
Depth: 51cms (20 inches)
Width: 65cms (25.5 inches)
Height: 97cms (38.5 inches)