Elizabeth I child’s high chair

Circa 1580

W 16" × H 38.5" (seat height 24.5") × D 13.5"

Stock # Marh103


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A late Elizabeth I oak and fruitwood child's high chair. Carved fruitwood back panel with lozenge and leafy spandrels, seat rails carved with a single large lunette. Another child's high chair from the same workshop sold in the Clive Sherwood sale lot number 349 and also exhibited by BADA, June 1988 in the exhibition titled ( England at the tyme of the Armada ) plate 16, in catalogue. The same chair is also pictured in Tobias Jellinek book, Early British Chairs and Seats 1500 to 1700. Plate 166, page 148.