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Chair

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probably made in Caistor, Lincolnshire

Postcard of Chair.
000-100-104-350-C
© National Museums Scotland

Chair

This style of turned chair, with its low seat and ornamented spindles broken by a plain rail, is associated with the town of Caistor in Lincolnshire.

High-backed chair of dark varnished wood, with splayed baluster and knop legs, and a moulded seat, this particular style is associated with the town of Caistor in Lincolnshire, 1850 - 1890


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Online ID: 000-100-104-350-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.KNB 80
Date: 1850 - 1890
Between 1850 and 1890
Material: Wood?. Inscription: On back in chalk: R & W Forsyth (3)
Dimensions: 40.00" H x 19.00" W x 14.00" L
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Subject:
Who: R. and W. Forsyth
Where: England, Lincolnshire, Caistor
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Description:
References:
  • Bernard Cotton. Shadford, Shirley and the Caistor Workshop. Regional Furniture 2 (1988). pp 48-67 
  • Bernard Cotton. The English Regional Chair. Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club, 1990. P146 
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