Swedish Potty Chair in Pine with Painted Chalk Finish, c. 1820

Price: $1, 400.00
Product ID : SEA00191

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Overview

22.5" wide x 21" deep x 36" high.

A charming and beautiful chair with an interesting place in history, this potty chair has an upholstered slip seat that lifts up to expose a round opening under which would have rested the chamber pot, with a hinged access along the back apron to the cavity. Frame has carved ladder-back with scrolled arms, tapered front legs and saber back legs. Chair frame has a lye white chalk finish, Sweden, circa 1820.

Details

OF THE PERIOD
Empire

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Sweden

DATE OF MANUFACTURE
Circa 1820

PERIOD
Early 19th Century

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES
Hand-Carved Birch, Upholstery

CONDITION
Good

WEAR
Wear consistent with age and use.

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