Chair; XOPO.83



About this object

Chair; a wooden Windsor chair on four slightly tapering legs, each supported by two stretchers; the front two of which are turned in four carved pairs of bands on each stretcher. The back support has a cut through handle, and is also supported by eight vertical stretchers, each with turned bands. Each side also has a narrow metal stretcher. The seat is wooden, made separately, and punched through with numerous decorative holes. It replaces an earlier seat, of which fragments of the hessian underside are still visible.

This chair is believed to be original Post Office issue.

For more information about Ophir Post Office, which is cared for by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust Pouhere Taonga, visit our website.

Medium and Materials

wood; burlap


78.2 x 52 x 45.3cm

Credit Line

Collection of Ophir Post Office, New Zealand Historic Places Trust Pouhere Taonga

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