An oak 'Tyldal' chair, circa 1900
Provenance - Private American collection.
51cm wide at seat
This chair is a direct copy of a chair first identified in 1878 by archaeologist Nicolay Nicolaysen (1817-1911) in the Tyldal Church in Østerdalen, Hedmark, Norway. made c.1150–1200. He arranged for it to be sent to the Historical Museum in Oslo, Norway where it remains on public display today.