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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 91

    A GEORGE III SYCAMORE, ASH AND OAK 'YEOMAN' CHAIR

    CIRCA 1800, CARDIGANSHIRE, WALES

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SYCAMORE, ASH AND OAK 'YEOMAN' CHAIR
    CIRCA 1800, CARDIGANSHIRE, WALES
    With ox-bow-shaped solid toprail
    28 in. (71 cm.) high; 30 in. (76 cm.) wide (arm to arm); the seat 16 in. (41 cm.) deep and 2½ in. (6.5 cm.) thick, 18½ in. (47 cm.) wide


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    Cardiganshire windsor chairs are noted for their use of massive naturally shaped arm-bows and seats. Examples can be seen in The National Museum of Wales at St Fagan's, Cardiff and in Richard Bebb, Welsh Furniture 1250-1950, Saer, 2007, Vol II, p. 48.

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    Literature

    Roger Warner, Memoirs of a Twentieth Century Antique Dealer, RFS, 2003, page 46, fig. 18.