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Turned child's high chair

Description

An ash child's high chair of turned construction; the cresting with alternating pinnacles and buttons; the back containing a panel of five uprights connected by eight reels with buttons and free rings; the two-plank panneled seat above a frieze of three spindles with further bobbins, above a single-plank rectangular panelled footrest; the front legs rising to form handrests; the lower front, back and sides with intermediate vertical spindles joined by four stretchers; probably Welsh, c.1580-1640; one iron reinforcing bracket to left hand rear leg; one ring missing from back.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 1993-31/22

  • Date

    1580-1640

  • Technique

    turned

  • Material

    wood ash

  • Measurements

  • Width

    485 mm

  • Height

    1081 mm

  • Place made

    United Kingdom - Wales

  • Location

    Hall's Croft - Parlour

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust