CHAIRS

A VERY RARE EXAMPLE OF A LATE 15TH CENTURY BOX SEATED TABLE CHAIR. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1490.

REPUTEDLY DISCOVERED IN A MANOR HOUSE CLOSE TO MUCHELNEY ABBEY, MUCHELNEY, SOMERSET. THIS RARE TABLE CHAIR HAS A FIVE PLANKED TOP ABOVE A SLIDING BOX SEAT, THE FRONT,SIDES AND BACK ALL WITH CARVED PARCHEMIN PANELS, AGAIN SIMILAR TO THE BENCH IN MUCHELNEY ABBEY ,SEE ATTACHED IMAGE. IT HAS A WONDERFUL UNTOUCHED COLOUR AND PATINATION. ILLUSTRATED IN THE ENGLISH SMILE BY MICHAEL DANN, PG 60. PURCHASED FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION. A PIECE LET INTO THE LEFT ARM AND RUNNERS TO THE BOX SEAT REPLACED, BUT THE SEAT IS ORIGINAL.


STOCK NO 1349.


Dimensions:
Height: 45 inches (114.3 cms)
Width: 25 inches (63.5 cms)
Depth: 18 inches (45.7 cms)

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