Featured Windsor chair

Discussion in 'Furniture' started by Cassy, May 16, 2019.

  1. Cassy

    Cassy Active Member

    889B5CC8-BEAE-4602-8E58-434D1A96873E.jpeg hi all
    Can anyone tell me what wood and age this chair is please
     
  2. Jeff Drum

    Jeff Drum Well-Known Member

    Recent, 20th century, English (not American) style. Unknown hardwood since it is stained.
     
  3. clutteredcloset49

    clutteredcloset49 Well-Known Member

    Agree with Jeff. English Windsor.

    Not earlier than 1930s, but could be much later.
     
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  4. Cassy

    Cassy Active Member

    Thank you
     
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  5. Fid

    Fid Well-Known Member

    middle piece reminds me of lovespoons.
     
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  6. Sepia

    Sepia Member

    Wheel back Windsor chair. Probably elm. Age is difficult as this style has been around for a while but looking at general condition etc, would go with early 20th century
     
  7. Sepia

    Sepia Member

    Needs some wax to help close up the gaps in the seat. It looks thirsty, feed it, you'll be amazed at the difference
     
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  8. James Conrad

    James Conrad Well-Known Member

    It's got the "Crinoline" stretcher which is a nice feature on english windsors. Word has it that these stretchers were originally developed in the english countryside and called a "spur stretcher" to keep horse riders from damaging the chair with their spurs. City folks "stole" the design as their own and gave it a new name, "crinoline stretcher" after those hoop skirt thingys women wore at the time made from crinoline.
    Dunno if that is true or not but i like the story, ditto the stretchers!
     
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