Amish Early American Windsor Dining Room Chair
Seat Width: 18 ½"
Seat Depth: 17 ¾"
Total Height: 38 1/8"
Arm Chair Seat Width: 20 ¾"
Arm Height: 25 7/8"
Seat Height: 17 1/2"
Oak Wood (Standard)
Hard Maple Wood
Brown Maple Wood
Quarter Sawn White Oak Wood
Spindles and Legs through Holed and Wedged
All Joints Glued
Straight, Plain Legs
Steam Bent bows
Mortise and Tenon Joinery
Tapered, Swollen Spindles
Premium American hardwood
Shown in Brown Maple Wood with a Black Painted Finish and Light Distressing
Amish Ohio Early American Windsor Dining Chair
Simple and sturdy, these American classic Windsor Chairs still look right at home today. Our Amish Ohio Early American Windsor Dining Chair has an enduring quality about them that will appeal for generations!
No furniture is more important in the history of America than the Windsor chair. Below are some interesting facts on the History of the Windsor Chair:
- It is said that Jefferson signed the Declaration of Independence from the seat of a Windsor chair.
- The Windsor chair came from England and was then used primarily as an outdoor chair. It was then more of a garden chair or patio chair.
- It is though that King George III made the Windsor Chair popular while enjoying one that he sat in during an escape from a rain storm in a cottage on a fox hunt.
- The most popular color for Windsor chairs in the 1700s was a green paint.
- Windsor Chairs are often the chairs that you think of the United States founding fathers (George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and Benjamin Franklin) sitting in. It is thought that they all actually did have Windsor Chairs in their own homes.
- Windsor Chairs were likely the first manufactured dining chair in the United States.
Our Amish made Early American Windsor Dining Chair has an enduring quality about it that will appeal for years and years! Please call one of our Amish furniture specialists today to with questions on the Early American Windsor Chairs, to place an order for your dining chairs or to receive finish samples.
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