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Ladderback chair

Description

The armchair has four shaped graduated slats between pain uprights with nipple finials; the shaped arms with scrolled fore-ends, raised on knopped supports; the rush seat above plain legs and stretchers with turned front feet; English, c.1820; seat and front foot replaced; one side stetcher missing; generally wormed and shaky.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 1993-31/557

  • Date

    c. 1820

  • Technique

    turned

  • Material

    wood ash

  • Measurements

  • Width

    0.57 metres

  • Height

    1.07 metres

  • Location

    Anne Hathaway's Cottage - Bedchamber 3

  • Credit line

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