Antique English Arts & Crafts Set of 12 Twelve Oak Cotswold Foster & Sons Style Kitchen Spindle Back Dining Chairs (Circa 1930)


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Object Description

Here is a fine quality set of 12 English antique oak Arts & Crafts Cotswold Foster & Sons style spindle back chairs, circa 1930, which have been newly upholstered, in excellent condition.

• Item: Cotswold Style Dining Chairs
• Circa: 1930
• Period: George V
• Style: Arts & Crafts
• Provenance: England, United Kingdom
• Style: Cotswold
• Quantity: 12 (10 side chairs + 2 armchairs)
• Wood: Solid oak
• Bowed Spindle backs
• Horizontal top rail
• Reeded frames
• Drop-in seats
• Newly upholstered
• Oatmeal colour structured wool & cotton upholstery
• Chamfered front legs
• Splayed rear legs
• Connecting stretchers for strength
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent condition
• Solid in joint
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy

Here is a fine quality set of 12 English antique oak Arts & Crafts Cotswold Foster & Sons style spindle back chairs, circa 1930, which have been newly upholstered, in excellent condition.
The set comprises ten side chairs and two armchairs. The chairs are designed with an attractive bowed horizontal top rail, secured by a bank of spindle bars, decorated with reeded detail across the frames, constructed in solid well figured quarter sawn oak. The chairs have been newly upholstered in top quality hardwearing oatmeal colour structured wool & cotton upholstery. The chair frames are constructed using the traditional joined peg construction method. The chairs stand on chamfered front legs, with sabre rear legs and the seat frame features a simple moulded front rail, secured by four stretchers, for additional strength.

This set of chairs boasts the original polish; therefore, they have a fantastic depth of colour and patination, displaying a lovely mellow colour.

If you do not like the colour/style of the upholstery, we can recover the seats in a fabric of your choice. If you would like the seats recovered, please contact us for a quote.

These chairs would look would look good anywhere, from a formal room or for everyday use. They would certainly grace any home or office and are a great investment, as they are extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.

Armchair Dimensions:
External height = 94.1cm or 37” or 3ft 1”
External width = 58.6cm or 23” or 1ft 11”
External depth = 54.8cm or 21⅝” or 1ft 9⅝”
Seat height = 49.5cm or 19½” or 1ft 7½”
Seat width (between arms) = 47.4cm or 18⅝” or 1ft 6⅝”
Seat width (whole of seat) = 53.7cm or 21⅛” or 1ft 9⅛”
Seat depth = 43.8cm or 17¼” or 1ft 5¼”
Arm Height = 70.3cm or 27⅝” or 2ft 3⅝”
Back height = 49cm or 19¼” or 1ft 7¼”

Side Chair Dimensions:
Height = 88.5cm or 34⅞” or 2ft 10⅞”
Width = 49.9cm or 19⅝” or 1ft 7⅝”
Depth = 49.5cm or 19½” or 1ft 7½”
Seat Height = 49cm or 19¼” or 1ft 7¼”
Seat Width = 49.9cm or 19⅝” or 1ft 7⅝”
Seat Depth = 38.5cm or 15⅛” or 1ft 3⅛”
Back Height = 44cm or 17⅜” or 1ft 5⅜”

Free UK Delivery*:
We offer free delivery to mainland England, Wales, and Southern Scotland (anywhere south of Stirling). *We do not offer free delivery to locations north of Stirling in Scotland, Northern Ireland, or any British Islands off the mainland; for example, the Isle of Man, Isle of White and Channel Islands. If you live in one of the areas where we do not offer free delivery, please contact us for a delivery quote before purchasing the item. Delivery will be made by our specialised antique furniture delivery service, or in some cases we will use a courier service for distant deliveries.

Delivery times are usually 1-4 weeks depending on location; we aim to deliver the majority of items within 2 weeks. All items are professionally packaged and fully insured in transit, therefore, we can assure you, your items will be securely protected in transit and arrive safely with you.

Once you have purchased an item, we will contact you by email and/or telephone and provide you with a provisional delivery date, in order for you to confirm if it is suitable for you. Once you have confirmed you can accept delivery on the provisional delivery date, we will book the delivery in with our shippers and it then becomes a confirmed delivery date.

We will also provide you with our shippers’ contact details, in case you need to contact the driver on the day of delivery. It’s helpful if you can provide us with both the landline and mobile telephone number, in case the driver cannot reach you on one of the numbers on the day of delivery, they can contact you on your alternative number.

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Free 14 Days UK Returns & Refunds:
A free 14-day “no quibble” returns policy (from the date you receive the item) is available if you are not happy with this item. We will collect the item free of charge from you (we do not charge a return fee / collection fee). You will be given a full refund as long as the item is returned in the same condition. We will collect returns using our own specialist furniture delivery company. We will not accept returns via a courier service (due to experience of damaged items in transit). This refund policy only applies to deliveries to the UK.

UK Buyer Payment:
For UK buyers, we accept cash on collection or delivery; cheque, credit card, BACS (free bank to bank transfer) or PayPal. Payment is requested within 5 days of the sale. Payment must be cleared before the items are collected or delivered.

International Buyers:
If you live outside the UK and you would like to purchase this item, please contact us before purchasing it, so that we can obtain an accurate shipping quote and delivery lead-time. The shipping quote provided is a global estimate only. The actual shipping cost will vary by country and postcode. Due to the distances and costs involved with shipping outside the UK, a returns policy is therefore not available for international buyers. Before placing your order(s) please make sure this is the item for you. We request payment by bank transfer (we do not accept payment via PayPal, credit or debit cards for international purchases). Payment is requested within 10 days of the purchase. Payment must be cleared before the items are collected or delivered to our shippers. The advertised price of the item does not include the shipping cost, sales tax, import duty or custom fees.

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About the Seller:
This item is being sold by Yola Gray Antiques who is an accredited member of LAPADA (the UK’s largest Trade Association of Professional Art and Antique Dealers) and CINOA. CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations. All LAPADA & CINOA members abide by their strict code of practice by adhering to reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity.

Yola Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 40 years. Yola Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yola Gray also provides a variety of fine English Antique Furniture, Art and Fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield.

Please visit the Yola Gray website at for further items and information.

Ref. 37184

Object Condition

These chairs are in excellent condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the chair frames but nothing significant considering the age of the chairs. There are no breaks to the chair backs, arms, frames or legs. The drop-in seats have been newly upholstered in hardwearing oatmeal colour structured wool & cotton upholstery. The upholstery is therefore clean, free from wear and marks. If you do not like the colour/style of the upholstery, we can recover the seats in a fabric of your choice. If you would like the seats recovered, please contact us for a quote. The chair frames and joints are all in excellent condition, solid in joint with no breaks; the chairs are ready to be used.

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