Antique Windsor Chairs

The Windsor Chair is established as one of the great classics of English country furniture. They were made by village craftsmen to traditional designs in native woods like elm, ash, oak, beech and yew. In actual fact the word Windsor refers not to the place of origin but to a design where the legs and the back are both placed into a solid seat and this form of construction proved so practical and popular that it was widely adopted not only by country craftsmen, but for mass production in factories for schools and other institutions. More sophisticated examples were also produced by fashionable makers for wealthy customers; one of the most desirable are chairs with ‘U’ shaped crinoline stretchers.

Windsor Chairs started in the early 18th century. Chairs of this type were manufactured in large numbers in the Thames Valley in Buckinghamshire, and Windsor may have been a centre for distribution.

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Set of 6 Country Kitchen Chairs from Courtyard Antiques

Set of 6 farmhouse kitchen chairs Windsor Roman Spindle-backs Beech with elm seats Golden colours Solid and sturdy


$1,012 €889

Windsor Kitchen / Dining Chairs from Courtyard Antiques

Antique Windsor kitchen dining chairs Shaped backrest Beech with saddle shaped Elm seats Naturally worn finish Substantial chairs larger than average Two sets available


$727 €638

Windsor Kitchen / Dining Chairs from Courtyard Antiques

Antique Windsor kitchen chairs Unusual shaped backrest Beech with saddle shaped elm seats Original worn finish Larger than average chairs Two sets available


$727 €638

Windsor Broad Arm Armchair c.1860 from Victoria Antiques

This is a nice 19th Century antique elm and ash broad arm Windsor in good clean and solid condition


$513 €450

4 x Elm Kitchen Chairs c.1880 from Victoria Antiques

These are a good solid set of four 19th Century antique elm ash kitchen Windsor chairs


$234 €205

Small Tub Windsor Chair c.1870 from Harts Antiques

This is a charming Victorian Windsor tub chair of unusual form and particularly small size made from ash and elm Having turned front supports and back legs hoop back and


$363 €319

Antique Elm Elbow Chair, English, Victorian, Stick Back Windsor c.1880 from London Fine Ltd

This is an antique elbow chair an English Victorian stick-back Windsor chair in elm dating to the late 19th Century Appealing colour and a desirable aged patinaGrain interest to the


$1,161 €1,020

19th Century Broad Arm Windsor Rocking Chair from Bates Antiques

This is a fantastic broad arm 19th Century antique Windsor rocking chair in ash and elm It is in excellent condition no loose joints All original to the period with


$876 €769

Windsor Armchair c.1870 from Millers Antiques

Offered for sale is this 19th Century antique country Windsor armchair in oak and ash with a elm seat The chair is in good condition with a nice colour and


$493 €433

Coopers Armchair c.1880 from Victoria Antiques

Offered for sale is this Slatt - back 19th Century Victorian antique armchair original condition


$234 €205

Set of 6 Windsor Dining/Kitchen Chairs from Courtyard Antiques

Offered for sale is this super set of six antique farmhouse kitchen chairs They are Windsor Lyrebacks in style c1880 They are made of beech with elm seats Larger than


$1,220 €1,071

American Cherrywood Windsor Chair from C.S.Moreton (Antiques)

Rare American New England solid cherrywood fan back windsor chair with turned side uprights to back Finely turned legs united with plain side stretchers and turned central stretcher Shaped seat


$610 €535

Antique Oak & Elm Georgian Windsor Chair from Driscolls Antiques Ltd

This delightful Windsor chair has a hooped back with turned upright supports lovely curved arms and a beautifully figured shaped seat It stands on four turned legs with a H


$902 €792

Yew Wood Windsor Chair Thames Valley Area c.1830 from Wickersley Antiques

This is a very attractive yew wood Windsor chair with an elm seat and crinoline stretcher from the Buckinghamshire area of the Thames Valley the condition is excellent and it


$895 €786

Good Yew Wood High Windsor Chair Nottingham Maker from Wickersley Antiques

This is a fine 19th Century antique yew and elm Windsor chair high back with traditional crinoline stretcher made at the Rockley Workshop of George Nicholson or Fred WalkerThe condition


$895 €786

Yew Wood High Windsor Rockley Maker c.1840 from Wickersley Antiques

A Good Yew Windsor High Back with a Elm seat and crinolin stretcher this is a Rockley made chair probably by Fred Walker Rockley is a tiny hamlet on the


$843 €741

Rare Yew Wood Windsor Chair Nicholson Rockley from Wickersley Antiques

This is a superb yew wood low Windsor chair by George Nicholson Rockley seat stamped George took over the workshop in Rockley c 1828 after the founder William Wheatland gave


$973 €854

Yew Wood Broad Arm Rocking Chair Worksop from Wickersley Antiques

This is a very attractive vroad arm Windsor Rocking Chair in yew wood with an elm seat made in the town of Worksop probably by the firm of Issac AllsopThe


$973 €854

Yew Windsor Chair Allsop Worksop from Wickersley Antiques

A Good Yew Wood High Back Windsor Chair with an Elm seat from the workshop of Issac Allsopin the town of Worksop it has the typical Christmas tree piercings on


$1,362 €1,196

Ash & Elm Hoop Back Windsor Chair c.1860 from Salisbury Antiques

Offered for sale is this 19th Century antique ash and elm hoop back Windsor chair


$513 €450

Antique Windsor Armchair, English, Victorian, Country Kitchen, Stick c.1900 from London Fine Ltd

This is an antique Windsor armchair an English Victorian country kitchen stick back elbow chair in elm beech and ash Stunning chair in fine order throughout Classic pierced back splat


$967 €849