Ref: 1598
  • Designer / Maker

    Designed by E.G. Punnett (1862-1942)

    Manufactured by William Birch Ltd

  • Detail

    Oak, with ebony inlay, and original rush seat

    85 x 70 x 48.5 cm

    English (High Wycombe), circa 1900

  • Notes

    For details of the production cost for the manufacture of this model, together with a drawing, see Christopher Gilbert, Furniture at Temple Newsam House and Lotherton Hall, I, (1978), cat. no 111; an identical chair at Lotherton Hall.

    A chair of this pattern was in C.R. Ashbee’s Norman Chapel, Broad Campden; see The Studio, 1907, p. 293.

    Another is in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; see Elizabeth Aslin, 19th Century English Furniture, 1962, pl. 123.  A fourth example is at Crab Tree Farm; see Adam Bowett, ed., 100 British Chairs, 2015, no. 92.