For sale is a beautiful high comb-backed chair from the mid 19th Century.
This Scottish vernacular chair from the Irvine Valley in Ayrshire is in solid antique condition with lovely age-related wear to all the touch points.
- It has an understated level of turning detail, in contrast to the later Victorian chairs in particular to the arm spindles, which have age-related wear on the internal seat side from use.
- The chair is un-marked as many Darvel, Irvine Valley chairs are and has no leg stretchers.
- The high comb-back has 7 spindles, which flare out and are capped by a broad curved top rail with curved ends.
- The chair is in birch, pine and with ash used for the pleasing arm bow, with terminus flared end-design corresponding with the ears of the seat slab. The arm bow is created with an overlapping / scarf joint.
- The armchair shows evidence of previous paintwork in green layers and ochre beneath the seat and on the seat slab. It has evidence of historic worm in the seat slab and remains in solid antique condition, ready for continued utility.
Ready for a new home a very pleasing Scottish vernacular decorative comb-back armchair from the Victorian era.
International buyers are welcome, but please contact us prior to payment to confirm the additional packaging, insurance and shipping costs by way of acceptance to your country. Purchaser responsible for local import tariffs/fees.
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