Picture This LXXXVIII

Another forest chair, made, rather primitively, from ash and sycamore with original dark green paint.

Geo_III_ash_&_sycamore_painted_Windsor_c1770_01bPainted ash and sycamore North Country comb-back Windsor chair, circa 1770. (Robert Young)

Jack Plane

About Jack Plane

Formerly from the UK, Jack is a retired antiques dealer and self-taught woodworker, now living in Australia.
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4 Responses to Picture This LXXXVIII

  1. Ken says:

    What characteristics of the chair suggest an 18th century chair vs. early 19th century?


  2. Joe M says:

    I’m assuming the legs and spindles are ash and the seat, arm and head rest is of sycamore.


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