Vintage & Antiques: Furniture & Ethnographic Art in Cardiff

Fri 14 August 2020, 10:00 AM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

Lot 30

VICTORIAN YEW, ASH, BEECH & ELM HIGHBACK `SMOKING` WINDSOR ARMCHAIR, Nottinghamshire/Yorkshire circa 1860-1890, with fir tree fretted motif, upper and lower splats, tapering spindles, heavily turned underarm spindles, squared saddle seat on ringturned legs with cup and ball feet, joined by h-stretcher¦Auctioneer`s Note: The unusual stylized fir tree splat can be associated with Yorkshire Windsor chairs although the heavily turned spindles are a Nottinghamshire regional feature. See Bernard D Cotton, `The English Regional Chair` (1990) page 193, figure NE34, for a high back smoker chair similar¦Condition Report: bowed arm support cracked in several places, restored shoe, split to one underarm support.

Guide price
£200 - £400

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