Share your favorites on Show & Tell

My great grandmother's folding picnic chair

In Furniture > Chairs > Show & Tell and Furniture > Victorian Furniture > Show & Tell.
Chairs793 of 1236Dragon footed chairIb Kofod Larsen Selig Danish Lounge Chairs
2
Love it
0
Like it

guyfrmatlguyfrmatl loves this.
trunkmantrunkman loves this.
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.


Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate



Posted 3 years ago

Email

elainem
(1 item)

This chair was part of my great grandmother's estate. It came into my possession in 1948. It is a wooden chair that has been painted gold. It is basically a folding picnic chair that has had a wooden crown added to the top. My great grandmother came to Australia in 1870 so the chair would have been purchased some time after that date.

Unsolved Mystery

Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

Comments

  1. elainem, 3 years ago
    I have never been able to find a chair like this although folding picnic chairs were popular in Victorian times.
  2. susanp, 2 years ago
    I have two very similar which I am in the process of restoring. they are in beech and I am told they were most likely bought out with my family in the mid 1800's to NZ. a deck chair i think.

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.