GLENISTER CHAIR

 

£425.00 £375.00

GLENISTER DRAUGHTSMAN’S CHAIR

Oak framed draughtsman’s chair of exceptional quality likely manufactured by Glenisters of High Wycombe. c.1880

Seat Height: 450mm – 600mm
Height: 1000mm
Weight: 15kg

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Description


Oak framed draughtsman’s chair of exceptional quality manufactured by Glenisters of High Wycombe. c.1880

Height adjustable on threaded rod, along with back rest. Original oil cloth, with horse hair padding.

Glenister’s was founded by Daniel Glenister in 1839. He was a publican; if the local chairmakers couldn’t pay their tab at the bar, they made up chairs out of spare parts for him, which he then sold. This sideline soon became more profitable than the pub.