Dug-out seat - detail of back

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Date:1800 - 1899 (c.)

Description:This partly-painted seat is made from a solid piece of a birch tree trunk. It has an arched back, a pierced carrying-handle, a solid seat and a waisted plinth base. Dug-out seats used to be known as 'treetrunk chairs'. This one is Scandinavian and dates from the 19th century. Height 780mm, Width 410mm


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1700s
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1740s
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1770s
Side table - detail
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1800s
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1840s
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1870s
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Tub chair - front

This tub chair is made of elm. It has a flattened toprail, and a curved slatted ...

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Source: Compton Verney House Trust

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