Saturday, November 19, 2011

The object of the day: Victorian desk chair

A very fine quality Victorian mahogany and hide desk chair or library chair recently restored and professionally re-upholstered.The chair has an open horse shoe shaped and padded back upholstered in a chestnut hide. It has four well turned supports and the arms terminate in bold scrolls.

The chair has a very attractive shaped generous seat with a curved front and is is buttoned and pleated with a border of brass studs.The chair stands on turned front legs terminating in brass and white ceramic cup castors. The back legs are swept back and have similar white ceramic castors.

Date: c1860
Price: £1,650

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