Wingback Welsh Lambing Chair


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A paneled chair in elm and oak with solid back and sides and single drawer under seat, with well-formed curved flattened arms ending in broadened hand supports suitable for supporting a cup of tea, featuring canted side wings and a deeply scalloped shaped top above wings and chair back, and and standing on sled feet below shaped apron.  The whole possessing good rich color and patination.  Called a lambing chair as legend has it that it was placed near the fireplace and orphan lambs were sheltered and bottle fed in the partly open drawer.  Wales, 18th century.

Dimensions: 30" wide x 24" deep x 43" high
Seat: 20" wide x 14" deep x 14" high

circa 1760
Elm, oak

Good antique condition

Height 43 inches
Width 30 inches
Depth 24 inches
Length Seat height: 14" inches