Henry VIII box seat armchair
1530 - 1540
W 25 1/4" × H 55" × D 18 3/4"
Stock # Marh2290
Henry VIII oak panelled box seat armchair. The panelled back rest panels of plain form, with panelled sides and flat armrests, and a lower hinged cupboard door. Only 3 other examples of this form are known.
Armchairs from the Henry VIII period are rare, this armchair although restored in the 19th century is only the 4th example documented.