Pair of 17th Century Welsh Antique Oak Back Stools or Hall Chairs


Pair of 17th Century Welsh Antique Oak Back Stools or Hall Chairs


A fine pair of 17thC Welsh antique oak hall chairs or back stools sourced from a private Suffolk-based collection.

Peg-joined construction.

Each chair has a shaped cresting rail with decorative cock-beading and a single central splat. The beading continues to the rear upright supports.

The original rebated planked seat boards remain and are supported by two turned front legs which are united by a turned stretcher. The back legs are of plain form and are united to the front legs by way of twin stretchers (plain in form) to each side and a single stretcher, again of plain form, to the back.

Condition – good overall as per the images. Good colour. There are some surface marks and wear commensurate with age. The seat boards have age-related splits and have been supported and strengthened by way of a single supporting baton to the underside of each seat. All joints are sound. A further condition report is available upon request.

Sizeof each chair: Back Height 103 cm x Width (front) 45 cm x Depth 37 cm x Seat Height 44 cm (47.3″ x 17.7″ x 14.6″ x 17.3″)

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We are a member of the following 3 Professional Institutions:

1. LAPADA (London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association) –  LAPADA is the UK’s largest trade association for professional art & antique dealers (representing approximately 500 UK dealer members). All items are backed by our LAPADA guarantee.

2. CINOA – CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations (representing 5000 dealers from 32 associations in 22 countries).

3. The Norfolk & Suffolk Antique Dealers Association.

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