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    Sale 5969

    A West Country Tradition - Avon Antiques, Bradford-upon-Avon, Wiltshire

    21 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 44

    A LATE GEORGE III ASH 'LIVERPOOL' CHILD'S HIGH-CHAIR

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, CHESHIRE OR LANCASHIRE

    Price Realised  

    A LATE GEORGE III ASH 'LIVERPOOL' CHILD'S HIGH-CHAIR
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, CHESHIRE OR LANCASHIRE
    With spindle-back and fan motif to toprail, straw seat and original beech foot-rest
    36 in. (92 cm.) high; seat 20 in. (51 cm.) high, 16½ in. (42 cm.) wide, 11½ in. (29 cm.) deep


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    The Gillows Catalogue of 1801 includes a drawing of a spindle-back chair with the toprail shell motif and refers to it as a 'Liverpool' chair, suggesting this was an established design of Liverpool chairmakers.

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