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Pair of Antique Glastonbury Chairs, English, Tudor Revival, Carved Hall, c1900

Pair of Antique Glastonbury Chairs, English, Tudor Revival, Carved Hall, c1900

Our Stock # 10.1723

This is a pair of antique Glastonbury chairs, English Tudor Revival carved hall seats dating to the early 20th century, c.1900.

  • A fine pair of Glastonbury chairs faithful to their origins
  • Exhibiting ecclesiastical and gothic overtones
  • Classic tusked joints – the 'keys' of wood were designed to be removed to simply disassemble the chair for transportation
  • Ebonised offering a soft, mellow finish
  • Highlighted with well executed carvings of Latin inscription
  • The backrests decorated with relief carved roundells
  • Shaped armrests and chip carved crest rail
  • Raised on 'X' frame legs united by centrepoint stretcher

A desirable pair of chairs with solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

Dimensions:
Max Width: 69cm (27.25'')
Max Depth: 48.5cm (19'')
Max Height: 84cm (33'')

Seat Width: 45.5cm (18'')
Seat Depth: 38cm (15'')
Seat Height: 43cm (17'')

The eponymous Glastonbury chair has been made for centuries, usually in oak and following a design thought to have first been made for Richard Whiting (1461 – 15 November 1539), an English clergyman and the last Abbot of Glastonbury.


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