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10.8 Field Research Results


Data collected during the physical inspection of the chairs previously attributed to Morgan & Sanders and Gillows. Key attributes include: dimensions, design, decoration, quality, fittings and finish. Additional data is available.


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C001 Chair Attributes


Closed Height, Width & Depth (inches)


Open Height, Width & Depth (inches)


Front-Rail Sides Top-Rail Pedestals Reeding Paterae Carving Timber Construction Craftsmanship Catches Hinges Castors Caning Maker's Marks Condition Trinity College Oxford 36 x 22 x 23 29 x 22 x 44


Full Width Reeding to Seat Edge


Flat-Sided


Tablet Top-Rail with Flame Veneer


Simple Flat-Sided


Fully Reeded Arms, Legs & Front-Rail


Turned Boss with Concentric Circles


None Honduran Mahogany Fine Fine Lever-Operated Latch Simple Butt-Hinges None Restored Caned Seat


Brass Nameplate in 1967 Now Missing


Sun Damage & Damage to First Step


Morgan & Sanders C002


Schneidman Collection New York 36 x 21 x 22 29 x 21 x 42


Full Width Reeded to Seat Edge


Flat-Sided Tablet Top-Rail Simple Flat-Sided


Fully Reeded Arms, Legs & Front-Rail


None None Honduran Mahogany Fine Fine


Button-Operated Spring Catch


Simple Butt-Hinges None Restored Caned Seat


William IV Stamp and Branded Crown


Restored


C003 Butchoff Antiques London 36 x 22 x 23 29 x 22 x 41


Panelled Front Rail to Depth of Knee


Flat-Sided Tablet Top-Rail Simple Flat-Sided Fully Reeded Arms & Legs None None Honduran Mahogany Fine Fine None Simple Butt-Hinges Brass Restored Caned Seat None Restored


C008 Anthony James Antiques London 36 x 22 x 25 Unknown Plain Flat-Sided Tablet Top-Rail Square Concave-Sided Plain with No Reeding None None Spanish Mahogany Fine Fine Unknown Simple Butt-Hinges None Restored Caned Seat Stamped GILLOWS·LANCASTER Restored


Gillows C009


Tatton Park Cheshire 36 x 22 x 23 29 x 22 x 44


Full Width Reeding to Seat Edge


Flat-Sided


Tablet Top-Rail with Flame Veneer


Simple Flat-Sided


Fully Reeded Arms, Legs & Front-Rail


Turned Boss with Concentric Circles


None Honduran Mahogany Fine Fine Lever-Operated Latch Simple Butt-Hinges None Restored Caned Seat None


Original Condition Damage to First Step


C010 Mallett Antiques London 36 x 23 x 26 29 x 23 x 47


Full Width Reeding to Seat Edge


Contour-Sided


Scrolled & Upholstered in Leather


Spherical


Reeded Sides, Arms, Legs & Front-Rail


Foliate Ovals


Tapered Reeding to Side Seat Rails & Uprights


Honduran Mahogany Exceptional Exceptional None Special H-Pattern Hinges Brass


Restored Continuous Caned Seat & Back


Initials T.G to Top of Back Seat Rail


Restored


Finish


Fittings


Quality


Decoration


Design


Dimensions


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