Old chair

Discussion in 'Furniture' started by Cassy, Jul 12, 2019.

  1. Cassy

    Cassy Active Member

    4D439878-A0C2-4048-A019-2CF47A7D2325.jpeg 774485B7-1B0C-45F1-9D0F-67FE41C8C9E9.jpeg 4D439878-A0C2-4048-A019-2CF47A7D2325.jpeg 774485B7-1B0C-45F1-9D0F-67FE41C8C9E9.jpeg 189BC273-B25B-4AF0-83F1-875B763FF372.jpeg hi looking for help dating this I believe to be ash and elm old chair . Thanks
     
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  2. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    You're in the UK, yes? Any time from the mid 19th on, but I suspect late 19th to early 20th. Nice solid chair, albeit not widly valuable.
     
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  3. Rayo56

    Rayo56 Well-Known Member

    Geez - how close Ash, Elm, and Oak wood grain patterns are.......
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    OAK
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    Must be a regional wood - in US it's mostly Oak
     
  4. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    Here, chairs like this are typically elm or beech, sometimes ash. English oak is heavy and expensive, and was "reeserved" for ship building, often.
     
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