Scottish Darvel Comb Back Windsor Armchair by Hugh Shields
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Fine 19th century Scottish Windsor comb back armchair, the simple crest over spindle back, over shallow "D" seat over turned legs joined by stretcher base, the whole with superb color and patination, circa 1860. Signed by the maker, "H. Shields" Hugh Shields of Newmilns Ayrshire was one of the most well regarded of the 19th Century Scottish windsor chair makers. Darvel was a centre for Scottish chair making in the 19th century.
- circa 1850
- Ash, birch
Height 40 inches
Width 26 inches
Depth 28 inches
Seat height: 15"