3ft Antique Art Noveau Mahogany Inlaid Box Settle (Circa 1900)
This is a superb quality and rare 3ft wide antique Art Noveau Mahogany inlaid box settle, circa 1900.
• Circa 1900
• Period Art Noveau
• Provenance England, UK
• Item Box Settle
• Wood Solid mahogany
• Classic art noveau design
• Shaped central carved pediment
• Triple panel inlaid backrest
• Inlaid with satinwood, boxwood & harewood
• Down swept reeded arms
• Lift up lid to reveal useful storage space
• Inlaid front to box section
• Original seat hinges
• Original polish & patination
• Solid in joint
• Superb quality
• Rare Item
• Ideal in a hallway or kitchen
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
This is a superb quality and rare 3ft wide antique Art Noveau Mahogany inlaid box settle, circa 1900. Constructed of solid mahogany, this settle boasts the classic art noveau design lines. The top section features a shaped central carved pediment. Each corner of the settle is finished with the classic art noveau finials. Below, there are three stunning panels inlaid with satinwood, boxwood & harewood and interspersed with a reeded frame. To the bottom corners of the back panel are carved wheel corbels. The settle features downswept reeded arms, which are supported by, turned supports. The solid mahogany seat lifts up on its original hinges to reveal a useful storage area for shoes. Below, the box section features lovely satinwood inlay to the front section. The settle stands on a reeded leg, which terminates in pear shaped turned feet.
As this item boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination this can only be achieved through age and the years of care and cleaning they have received.
The settle has good proportions which makes it a sought after size it was designed to fit into narrow rooms such as hallways.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms, especially the hallway, kitchen or office as it provides useful seating and also storage space. This item would certainly grace any home. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This item is in excellent working original condition. The cupboard doors feature a working lock and a key. The settle features the original polish, which is why the colour and patination of this cupboard is superb. All inlays are original and intact. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The item is solid in joint and ready to use.
External height = 117cm or 46” or 3ft 10”
External width = 91.5cm or 36” or 3ft
External depth = 47cm or 18½” or 1ft 6½”
Seat height = 45.3cm or 17⅞” or 1ft 5⅞”
Seat width = 90cm or 35½” or 2ft 11½”
Seat depth = 36cm or 14⅛” or 1ft 2⅛”
Back height = 61.5cm or 24¼” or 2ft 0¼”
Arm height = 68.2cm or 30¾” or 2ft 6¾”