Advice needed on antique oak hall chair

Discussion in 'Furniture' started by Paul88, Jun 1, 2023.

  1. Paul88

    Paul88 New Member

    Hello to all at Antiquers!

    I'm wondering if anyone can help date this hall chair, and help advise me on the design or style. I thought at first it appeared almost arts and crafts with a celtic design but the legs look Regency, is this right? Photos added in my next comment as I'm having issues adding text with the images.
  2. Paul88

    Paul88 New Member

  3. moreotherstuff

    moreotherstuff Izorizent

    I'd take a stab at late mannerist or early baroque in intent, but I won't take a shot at the age.
  4. Ghopper1924

    Ghopper1924 Well-Known Member

    I would guess ca. 1880. I have a German “musical chair” from that time period with similar massing and decorative motifs.
  5. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    why sit on it when you can look at it !!!!!

    interesting chair...!
    is it yours ?
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  6. Paul88

    Paul88 New Member

    Thank you for your opinion I really appreciate any help! I can see how those styles are similar indeed.
  7. Paul88

    Paul88 New Member

    Thank you for this information, I appreciate your time. Makes me wonder if German or English, could possibly be German.
  8. Paul88

    Paul88 New Member

    Yes the chair is mine but looking to sell it on now so I was hoping to find out the era or styles used.

    I completely agree, to be fair I wouldn't trust sitting on it as it has had repairs sometime in it's life.
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