Chair

Ref: 1691
  • Designer / Maker

    Designed by G.E. Street (1824-81)

    Manufactured by Gillow (circa 1793-1897)

  • Detail

    Oak, with replaced cane seat

    89 x 43.5 x 46 cm

    English (Lancaster or London), circa 1882

  • Marked

    ‘12205’ stamped underneath front seat rail, and ‘GILLOW & Co / LANCASTER’ under the left hand seat rail (see right)

  • Provenance

    Royal Courts of Justice, London; […]; John Scott; Crab Tree Farm

  • Literature

    Adam Bowett, ed., 100 British Chairs, 2015, no. 59

  • Note

    The Gillow estimated design sketch for this chair, dated 1882 and inscribed  ‘G & Co for / New Law Courts’, specifying a cane seat, is at the Westminster Archive Centre.