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Plectaneum Chair by Edwin Skull

Maker: Edwin Skull

Category: Archive

Subcategory: Seating

A Skull's Patent Plectaneum Chair in American Birch.

The patent is the folding mechanism of one pair of legs having a cut out centre allowing them to slide on a fixed bolt to the second pair of legs. The seat and back are caned in willow. Edwin Skull's name is stamped to the chair back.

The antique period is circa 1865.

  • Dimensions:
    H 81.5cm x W 44.5cm x D 43.5cm
    H 32" x W 17½" x D 17"

  • Year: Circa 1865
  • Medium: American Birch
  • Country: England
  • Signed: Edwin Skull
  • Exhibition: The Great Escape
  • Reference Number: 7524