The concave crestrail over a vase-shaped splat and a solid seat, raised on
front cabriole legs ending in
pad feet having a solid yewwood footrest, joined by stretchers to rear
straight legs ending in blocks;
excellent form and color. Probably provincial.
Overall excellent, with wear consistent with age and use;
old well done
restoration to legs and below ; some minor
veneers; the seat with some later blocks.
22.5” The Seat
9” Wide, The Seat
14” Wide, Over Arms
Children's chairs are apparently quite difficult to make. It is said that a
good child's chair calls
for a top craftsman. The
chairs must retain the same proportions as their adult counterparts,
while maintaining a smaller scale in which fractions can make a large
difference. In addition,
the "high chair"
not only has to retain its correctness of proportion, but must be
while remaining in sympathy with the style of
Provincial high chairs of this period are rare and
command more than similar