Antique Mendlesham Chair - Burr Elm & Fruitwood (Free Delivery)

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Seller: stepheng1173 (1,743) 99.2%, Location: kingston upon hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, Ships to: GB, Item: 254225637954 Antique Mendlesham Chair Burr Elm & Fruitwood (Free Delivery) **** This is an antique Mendlesham Chair from the first half of the 19thC. The saddle shaped seat is made from a single piece of Burr Elm which has a very rich grain pattern, the natural fissures in the burr wood have had four elm pieces let in from new, one is circular the other three are rectangles. The back rest is made in fruit wood with inlaid sycamore lines above the armrests. The top rail and cross rail are connected by three turned bobbins, the crinoline bottom rail is curved and tapered and connected to the mid rail by two bobbins. The back rest is infilled with a single ripple splat with sycamore lines and six round spindles each set at an angle. The curved arms have scroll ends and are mortice and peg jointed to the supports. Condition, is good, all joints are tight and the patination is very attractive. There is a small repair to the left arm rest where it joins the back upright, a simple crack that has been reglued in place, an old repair that is strong and discreet. The front right turned leg has a 'flat' on two sides, this is original. The right arm support has a few old filled wormholes, nothing active, no worm in any other part of the chair. A beautiful chair. **** Dimensions Back Height: 84 cm / 33 inches Width: 51 cm / 20 inches (across arms) Seat Depth: 39 cm / 15 ¼ inches **** Delivery Carefully packed and delivered to most England postcodes for Free **Scotland, Wales, Cornwall please ask for a quote** Couriers Fee is paid COD please. Personal Collection Welcome **** Grimble's Barn, 29 Cottingham Road, Hull, HU5 2PP Condition: Condition, is good, all joints are tight and the patination is very attractive. There is a small repair to the left arm rest where it joins the back upright, a simple crack that has been reglued in place, an old repair that is strong and discreet. The front right turned leg has a 'flat' on two sides, this is original. The right arm support has a few old filled wormholes, nothing active, no worm in any other part of the chair., Style: Mendlesham, Material: Burr Elm & Fruitwood, Original/Reproduction: Original, Type: Windsor Chair

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