Set of Six 19th Century Klismos Dining Chairs by Gillow

by George Edmund Street
A set of six 'Klismos' oak side chairs, made by Gillow & Co. Lancaster c.1880

Chairs stamped 'L12205' three chairs stamped 'Gillow & Co, Lancaster' The carved and shaped backrests, caned seats, on curved tapering legs each 89cm high, 46cm wide (6). The chairs also come with a loose squab cushion in RU Hemp (#5669)
*the chairs have had later strengthening work to enable them to be used as dining chairs

Literature: V&A, Museum no. W.8-1990, see similar example illustrated Note: These chairs were designed as part of the original furnishings of the Law Courts in the Strand, which like the building itself, were all designed in the offices of George Edmund Street.
H 89cm x W 46cm
H 35.05" x W 18.12"


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