Chair; unknown; BMHC_14117


Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre



About this object

Wooden elbow chair with swivel base and bowed back, upholstered in red leather. The wood, particularly on upper front of the back, the outward face of the of the legs and the terminal scroll of the arm rests, is decorated with carving. The four legs are braced by turned spindles and have scroll feet.



Maker Role


Medium and Materials

wood, leather, textile, metal

Inscription and Marks

Underneath seat, marked by hand in crayon: 'BC' [Beaconsield Council]; and in permanent marker: '132'.


100cm x 660cm x 530cm

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

Beaconsfield, Tasmania - council chambers

Subject and Association Keywords

Beaconsfield, Tasmania

Subject and Association Keywords

local government

Subject and Association Keywords

West Tamar Council

Subject and Association Description

This chair was used as the Mayor's chair in the Beaconsfield Council chambers, Beaconsfield, Tasmania.

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