Designer: Edward William Godwin, 1833-18864

Manufacturer and retailer: William Watt

c. 1877

Ebonised wood

32 1/4 (82 cm.)

Despite the fact that the design for this chair is linked to the Japanese woodwork, on which Godwin was an authority, Godwin himself claimed it was based on 'an old English example', and it was described in William Watt's 1877 catalogue as 'Jacobean'.