Welsh Yew wood turned armchair

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.
Harrods, London.

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)

Origin: Wales
Date: Circa 1500 - 1600
Dimensions: Width 27 1/4" x Height 41 3/4" x Depth 22 1/2"
Stock Number: Marh2236