16th century Yew wood and oak turned armchair.
Similar example shown in Richard Bebb’s book Welsh furniture 1250 – 1950, volume 1, page 139, figure 217
Provenance: Paul W Doll Jr. collection USA.
Illustrated in advert dated May 1st 1924 for Harrods of London, described as: This chair is an exceedingly rare specimen of Yew wood. It is guaranteed to be of Sixteenth Century construction (No.29792)