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Gothic Revival Chairs
For more items from the above movements see Godwin Exhibition pages
GO CH5
A very rare set of oak dining chairs designed by Thomas Jeckyll and made by Gillows of Lancaster, identical to the chairs he designed for the industrialist Edward Green and his wife Mary for their home The Old Hall, Heath, Yorkshire in the 1870s. The original furniture was removed to Ken Hill when the Greens moved there in 1890.
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GO CH6
A good quality pair of Aesthetic Movement dining chairs with sunflower carved details to the backs, subtle details below the seats with ring turned legs and original ceramic and brass castors. Very much in the style of Thomas Jeckyll.
Circa 1880.
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GO CH7
Three almost identical sets of Gothic Revival oak dining chairs designed by A W N Pugin for The House Of Lords and made by Gillows of Lancaster. Stamped Gillows to the back legs. Super quality and all in excellent original condition.
Consisting of : one set of 4 in red upholstery and two sets of 6 making a total of 16.
The first line of images show one chair from each set together for comparison. I will sell as separate sets.
Designed in 1847.
£POA.

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GO Ch8
A.W.N. Pugin. A large pair of oak dining chairs designed for the Palace of Westminster.
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GO Ch9
A quality set of five Gothic Revival dining chairs by J G Crace with subtle Ebony inlays to the head rail. The last two images are of a very similar pair from Abney Hall (last image see Jeremy Coopers Victorian and Edwardian Furniture and Interiors page 53 Illustration 114).
Height 17 1/2", Width 12 1/2", Depth 10". Circa 1870.
£SOLD.

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GO Ch11
An Aesthetic Movement carved walnut swivel desk armchair, in the manner of Charles Locke Eastlake, with a re-upholstered red leather seat.
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GO Ch12
A rare Gothic Revival window seat designed by Charles Bevan, these style of window seat is very rare indeed especially that it is decorated to both sides and specifically designed not to hide the decorative details of the window.
Height 25", Width 55", Depth 19". Circa 1880.
£SOLD.

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GO Ch13
A good quality Aesthetic Movement oak bench designed by Bruce Talbert and probably made by Gillows with stylised florets to the centre and a row of ebonised turnings to the top and tramline details with quarter circular supports on turned legs.
Height 33 1/4", Length 8' 4", Depth 19". Circa 1880.
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GO Ch14
A Gothic Revival painted, carved and pierced oak side chair, possibly designed by William Burgess, with animal forms of an elephant and a mythical bird to the upright terminals, leather seat, 106cm high
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GO Ch15 - Charles Bevan (attributed), a Reformed Gothic oak elbow chair and matching side chair, carved and ebonised with dog tooth bands, pierced and carved with roundels, the arms with foliate and scroll terminals, on an H stretcher base. These chairs have a similar feel to Charles Bevan’s registered reclining chair made under licence by Marsh, Jones and Cribb. See Gere, Charlotte and Whiteway, Michael ‘Nineteeth-Century Design’ London 1993, p. 113, plate 124. Now professionally re-upholstered in a quality tan leather.
98cm and 91cm high. Circa 1870.
£SOLD.

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GO Ch16
A rair pair of early Gothic Revival cast iron garden bench ends designed by A.W.N. Pugin with foilate details which is somewhat hidden at the moment due to many coats of paint over the years but this will show much more detail once they have been gently bead blasted and powder paint coated. The last image here is to show how it can look when seating slats have been made. With or without wooden runners to the feet.
Circa 1850.
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GO Ch17
Henry William Batley (attributed) for Collinson and Lock or Jas. Shoolbred and Co., a mahogany armchair, re-upholstered in red leather, the curved arms with pads, with stylised floral carved details to the back supports and fluted and twist fluted supports, on castors, 85cm high, the last three images are with an armchair attributed to E W Godwin.
Circa 1880.
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GO Ch18
Henry William Batley (attributed) for Collinson and Lock or Jas. Shoolbred and Co., a mahogany armchair, with later button back upholstery in good condition, the curved arms with pads, with stylised floral carved details to the back supports and fluted and twist fluted supports, on castors, 85cm high
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GO Ch19
A good quality set of six Gothic Revival oak dining chairs designed by Charles Bevan and made by Gillows of Lancaster with protruding shaped strip to the head rail and canted corners and dot detailing beneath, the central vertical upright with central circular disc and angular cross member with conforming dot detailing to the lower edges with through tennons to the ends and raised buttons to the fronts and another central raised button above the central V and further dot detailing to the lower seat sides on hexagonal tapering front legs.
91cm high. Circa 1870's.
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GO Ch20
A Gothic Revival chair designed by Bruce Talbert carved finials and carved floral detail to the head rail flanked by carved diamond rosettes and through pegged construction to the upper sides. Arched under tiers with circular through details on stylish brass and ceramic castors. See Jeremy Coopers Victorian and Edwardian Furniture and Interiors Page 111 and page 85.
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GO Ch22
A good quality set of four Gothic Revival oak chairs, with quality carving and fretwork throughout, shield shape backs with carved scrolls to each side, intricate carved deer heads to each back, on splayed front legs with further fretwork below the seat.
105cm high. Circa 1885.

£850 Each.

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GO Ch23
A set of 22 good quality Oak Gothic Revival upholstered dining chairs with turned front legs. Six of the 22 are on brass and ceramic castors and have slightly different spacing to the turnings on the front legs.
Circa 1885.
Will sell separately. £120 each.

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GO Ch24
Charles Bevan (attributed), a set of five dining chairs and an elbow chair in oak and ebonised with subtle floral carving to the head rails, and five dot detailing throughout, highlighted with ebonising and conforming ebonised lines enhancing the character of this wonderful suite, the turned front legs all with original copes castors and the stylish rake to the back legs.
104cm and 95cm high, (6).
£3200.
A matching settee and fireside armchair below.

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GO Ch25
A Gothic Revival three seater settee and a matching armchair with generous proportions. Matching the above dining chairs.
Circa 1885.
£2800.

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GO Ch29
Set of four Gothic revival Oak dining chairs, with crisp carvings, professionaly re-upholstered.
Circa 1880.
£875.

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GO Ch31
A top quality set of six Gothic Revival oak dining chairs designed by Bruce Tabert and probably made by Gillows of Lancaster with tramline details to the headrest flanked by crisply carved stylised florets and conforming tramline details throughout, turned legs with conforming turned uprights to the arms of the armchairs.
Circa 1870's.
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GO Ch32
An oak Gothic Revival armchair designed by John Pollard Seddon and made by his family firm Thomas Seddon (Seddon and Co) who were in Bond Street and supplied furniture to Windsor castle and Buckingham Palace, founded by his Great Grandfather George Seddon. He exhibited an almost identicle armchair on the Morris, Marshall, Faulkner and Co stand at the 1862 International Exhibition, illustrated in JEREMY COOPERS victorian and Edwardian Furniture and Interiors, page 104 illustration 220 (the original drawing) and 227 (a variation of this chair) and another version is also illustrated in Nineteenth Century Design by Charlotte Gere and Michael Whiteway, page 84 illustration pl 83 (last two images).
Circa 1860's.
£SOLD.

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GO Ch34
A Gothic Revival oak armchair designed by John Pollard Seddon and made by his family firm Thomas Seddon (Seddon and Co) who were in Bond Street and supplied furniture to Windsor castle and Buckingham Palace, founded by his Great Grandfather George Seddon. He exhibited an almost identical armchair on the Morris, Marshall, Faulkner and Co stand at the 1862 International Exhibition, illustrated in JEREMY COOPERS Victorian and Edwardian Furniture and Interiors, page 104 illustration 220 (the original drawing) and 227 (a variation of this chair) and another version is also illustrated in Nineteenth Century Design by Charlotte Gere and Michael Whiteway, page 84 illustration pl 83 (last two images).
Circa 1860's.
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GO Ch34a
A pair of oak Gothic Revival chairs designed by John Pollard Seddon and made by his family firm Thomas Seddon (Seddon and Co) who were in Bond Street and supplied furniture to Windsor castle and Buckingham Palace, founded by his Great Grandfather George Seddon. He exhibited an almost identical armchair on the Morris, Marshall, Faulkner and Co stand at the 1862 International Exhibition, illustrated in JEREMY COOPERS Victorian and Edwardian Furniture and Interiors, page 104 illustration 220 (the original drawing) and 227 (a variation of this chair) and another version is also illustrated in Nineteenth Century Design by Charlotte Gere and Michael Whiteway, page 84 illustration pl 83 (last two images).
Circa 1860's.
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GO Ch34c
Another almost identical pair of oak Gothic Revival chairs designed by John Pollard Seddon and made by his family firm Thomas Seddon (Seddon and Co) in Bond Street and supplied furniture to Windsor castle and Buckingham Palace, founded by his Great Grandfather George Seddon. He exhibited an almost identical armchair on the Morris, Marshall, Faulkner and Co stand at the 1862 International Exhibition, illustrated in Jeremy Cooper's Victorian and Edwardian Furniture and Interiors, page 104 illustration 220 (the original drawing) and 227 (a variation of this chair) and another version is also illustrated in Nineteenth Century Design by Charlotte Gere and Michael Whiteway, page 84 illustration pl 83 (last two images).
Circa 1860's.
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GO Ch36
A rare Gothic Revival chair design attributed to John Pollard Seddon and made by Gillows of Lancaster, with pyrimid tops and arched and turned back with inlaid dot decoration and through pegged construction, turned stretchers and front legs with brass and ceramic castors and stylish kick out back legs.
Circa 1870.
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GO Ch37
A set of ten good quality Gothic Revival Oak dining chairs attributed to Alfred Waterhouse all with paper label's :- made by E and J Jones, cabinet makers Oswestry. Number 7583. Carved floral details to the curved head rest with crisp elongated finials to the top's, tramline detail's to the back supports and a turned gallery below the seat, the turned legs on original brass and ceramic castor's.
Circa 1880.
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GO Ch38
A good quality Gothic Revival oak armchair in original condition, well thought out and a very comfortable armchair. Professionally re-upholstered in a nice antique style green leather.
Circa 1880.
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GO Ch39
An oak Gothic Revival chair design attributed to Alfred Waterhouse and probably made by Marsh Jones and Cribb with carved rosette to the domed top and further stylised carving with ebonised incised details with a cupped handle to the back.
Circa 1860's.
£850.

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GO Ch40
A Gothic Revival oak chair designed by R.W.Edis, made by Jackson and Graham with turned and tramline details and sweeping side supports with original rush seat. A chair of the same design was exhibited at The Health Exhibition in 1884 and in the Building News of the same year, it is illustrated in British Furniture 1880-1915 by Pauline Agius page 79 plate 91 and is also shown in Victorian and Edwardian Furniture and Interiors by Jeremy Cooper page 152 Illustration 392.
Circa 1880's.
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GO Ch41
Attributed to John Pollard Seddon and probably made by C.Seddon in collaboration with Kenton and Co (see Victorian and Edwardian Furniture and Interiors by Jeremy Cooper page 88 for matching sideboard)
A well designed architectual oak Gothic Revival upholstered chair of superior quality with ebonised circular decoration throughout and Stylised floral details to the front are identicle to the sideboard and the half circular supports on the chair with ebonised dots are also the same in principle as where the sideboard mirror back meets the work surface area in each corner of the sideboard. The sideboard illustrated in J.Coopers book has many identicle features to this chair. There is a matching Buffet in image 2 (now sold) which has almost the same castelated detail to the top as the top of the sideboard.
Circa 1865.
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GO Ch42
Good quality set of six Gothic Revival oak dining chairs with Trefoil cut-out's centred with a shield above the padded backs, flanked by two stylised carved flowers, in need of re-upholstering. Circa 1880.
£1400.

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GO Ch43
A pair of Aesthetic Movement dining/side chairs attributed to Jas Shoolbred with drop in rush seats.
Circa 1880's.
£450.

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GO Ch44
A pair of substantial Gothic Revival oak hall chairs with period tiles depicting medieval farm workers, tiles almost certainly designed by Moyer Smith.
Circa 1880.
£880.

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GO Ch 45
A quality pair of dining chairs designed by Bruce Talbert almost certainly made by Gillows.
Circa 1880's.
£800.

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GO Ch 46
A set of four Gothic Revival dining chairs with carved and turned details and distressed leather backs and seats with large brass studs. Requires restoration and two would need attention to the leather.
Circa 1880.
£600.

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GO Ch 48
A pair of good quality Gothic revival dining chairs with elongated turnings to the back and recent upholstery.
Circa 1885.
£300 the pair.

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GO CH 49
A good quality set of four Arts and Crafts Oak dining chairs with tramline details throughout, totaly restored and professionally upholstered in a quality leather. Circa 1890.
£1500.

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Go Ch 50
Two slightly different Arts and Crafts oak swivel office chairs, both with industrial style mechanisms which allow one to adjust the height of the seats, they swivel and also rock.
Circa 1900.
£800 each.

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GO Ch 68 SOLD
A pair of Gothic Revival 1/4 sawn oak chairs with castlated tops and subtle carved hearts the feet united by angled stretchers.
Circa 1890.
£SOLD.

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GO Ch 69 SOLD
A good pair of Gothic Revival oak sidechairs attributed to Pugin and made by Gillows of Lancaster.
Circa 1870.
£SOLD.

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GO Ch 70 SOLD
A rare pair of Gothic Revival dining chairs by J.G.Crace probably designed for Abney Hall (last image see Jeremy Coopers Victorian and Edwardian Furniture and Interiors page 53 Illustration 114). The head rails with solid Ebony carved florets the outer ones differing to the central one. Double chamfered details with bird beak end details. The back legs with a extended kick out detail. Retaining their original finish. Professionally re upholstered.
Circa 1857.
£SOLD.

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GO Ch 71 SOLD
A Gothic Revival Metamorphic Library chair with stylised carvings to the back rests flanked by square pyramid style buttons.
£SOLD.
Circa 1880.

Height 17 1/2", Width 12 1/2", Depth 10".

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GO Ch 72 SOLD
An oak Gothic Revival metamorphic library chair design attributed to Bruce Talbert and probably made by Gillows with carved rosettes and incised floral detail.
Circa 1880's.
£SOLD.

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GO Ch 73 SOLD
A quality oak hall chair designed by Charles Bevan and made by Marsh Jones and Cribb of Leeds.
Circa 1865.
£SOLD.

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GO Ch 74 SOLD
A Gothic Revival Glastonbury armchair in oak with five Latin inscriptions to the arms and back. Identical chair and inscriptions to the one depicted in 'The Pictorial Dictionary of British 19th Century Furniture Design', drawn by Henry Shaw from the specimens of Ancient Furniture 1836. Last two images.
Height 34", Width 28", Depth 21".
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