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1870 - 1880

Timber chair, jarrah frame. Original polish/finish.
Seat upholstered in green and floral striped material.
Pegged joints.
Turned front legs but functional straight rear legs.
Drop in or removable seat made of Kapur and recycled pine timber.

Historical information

Made by J.A.Wroth for his bride. Donated by Mrs D Wroth



Registration number
Item type
14.5000 in
Height or length
34 in
16 in
Inscriptions and markings

seat is initialled "BK"

Contextual Information

"Considerable effort has gone into the overall decoration of this chair which suggests that it was made for a person of substance and for a room that was equally exuberant within the colonial style. The over turned baluster front legs are occasionally seen in pieces made by colonial turners and furniture makers working in country districts and they often have uniqueness about them." (ref: p.207 Colonial Furniture of Western Australia 1829-1910 by Timothy Harris)

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Primary significance criteria
Historic significance
Shire of Toodyay

Shire of Toodyay

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