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Picture This XLVIII

The design of these Windsor chairs shares much in common with the Claremont chairs I made in early 2013. Fig. 1. Ash and elm fan-back Windsor chairs, circa 1750. (Michael Pashby) Fig. 2. Characteristic D-shape saddled seat with rear brace … Continue reading

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A Set of Six Claremont Fan-back Windsor Chairs – Part One

Claremont fan-back Windsors take their name from a set of chairs (fig. 1) made, circa 1773, for Lord Clive of India during his rebuilding of Claremont in Surrey[1]. Fig. 1. One of Lord Clive’s extant fan-back chairs, circa 1773. This … Continue reading

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