• Circa: 1880
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, United Kingdom
• Style: Balloon Back
• Quantity: Six
• Wood: Solid walnut
• Horizontal back splats
• Central oval floral carving to back splat
• Fluted, ring turned front legs
• Sabre rear legs
• Stuff over seats
• Newly upholstered
• Taupe coloured structured cotton upholstery
• True set (not matched together)
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent condition
• Stunning quality
• Heavy & solid in joint chairs
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
Here is a stunning quality set of six English antique 19th Century Victorian walnut balloon back dining chairs, circa 1880, with newly upholstered stuff-over seats, in excellent condition. The chairs are designed with an attractive balloon-shaped back, comprising of a curved, moulded top rail, connected to shaped side supports. The back also features a horizontal splat with oval foliate central carving. The chairs feature stuff-over seats, which have been professionally upholstered in new top-quality taupe colour structured cotton material, finished with matching braiding and traditional hessian backing to the underside. The moulded seat frame is raised on fluted, ring turned front legs, with sabre rear legs to the rear. This set of chairs boasts the original polish; therefore, they have a fantastic depth of colour and patination, displaying a lovely rich red and brown colour.
If you do not like the colour/style of the upholstery, we can recover the seats in a fabric of your choice. If you would like the seats recovered, we charge £45 per seat.
The chairs feature a rich red and brown walnut colour. As they boast the original polish, they have a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning they have received. This rich original colour cannot be re-created if the chairs have been re-polished.
These 19th Century dining chairs would look would look good anywhere, either in a formal setting or for everyday use. They would certainly grace any home or office and are a great investment, as they are extremely functional.
These Victorian balloon back chairs are in excellent condition. This is a true set of chairs (i.e. not matched together from other sets of similar chairs). Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the chairs but nothing significant considering the age of the chairs. The stuff-over seats have been professionally newly upholstered. The upholstery is therefore clean, free from wear and marks. If you do not like the colour/style of the upholstery, we can recover the seats in a fabric of your choice. If you would like the seats recovered, please contact us for a quote. The chairs boast the original polish; therefore, they boast a fantastic patination and colour, which cannot be recreated if the chairs were re-polished. The chair frames and joints are all in good condition, solid in joint and ready to be used.
External Height = 88.2cm or 34¾” or 2ft 10¾”
External Width = 47cm or 18½” or 1ft 6½”
External Depth = 54.5cm or 21½” or 1ft 9½”
Seat Height = 48cm or 18⅞” or 1ft 6⅞”
Seat Width = 47cm or 18½” or 1ft 6½”
Seat Depth = 48cm or 18⅞” or 18⅞”
Back Height = 44cm or 17⅜” or 1ft 5⅜”
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