• Item: Revolving office armchair
• Circa: 1910
• Period: Edwardian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Stamped William Angus & Co.
• Wood: Solid oak
• Reclining & height adjustable mechanism
• Curved bar back
• Wrap around arms
• Elegant vertical fan back
• Professionally French polished by hand
• Newly upholstered in sage green leather
• Hand tacked brass stud seat
• Splayed oak legs
• Original steel castors
• Rotates 360 degrees
• Reclining back action
• Adjustable height
• Cleaned & serviced mechanism
• Very comfortable
• Lovely mellow colour
• Excellent condition
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• 14-day free UK returns policy
Here is a fine quality antique English Edwardian solid oak revolving office desk arm chair, by William Angus & Co., circa 1910, which has been newly upholstered in a sage green leather and is in excellent condition. The armchair features a comfortable curved bar back, connected to wrap around arms, supported by an elegant vertical fan back. The chair seat has been newly upholstered, to a professional standard, in top quality full grain sage green leather, which has been finished with hand-tacked brass studs to the perimeter. The chair has also been French polished, by hand, to a professional standard in our workshop. The chair sits on four splayed solid oak legs that terminate on replacement English made solid brass castors. The chair incorporates a revolving mechanism and it rotates 360 degrees; the seat height can be adjusted by turning a ribbed metal screw on the underside of the chair. The mechanism also features a reclining action, the tension of which can be adjusted by turning a small wheel at the front of the mechanism. The chair mechanism has been cleaned, restored and serviced and is in excellent working order. The chair frame is sturdy and the item is extremely comfortable to sit on, as it features a lovely padded seat.
The armchair features a mellow brown colour. It has a lovely colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This Edwardian oak desk chair would look superb in a variety of rooms in the home, especially the office or study as it is so comfortable. This item would certainly grace any home. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
William Angus and Co Ltd designed and built good quality office furniture in the early part of the 20th century. There registered offices were at 44-52 Paul Street, London, EC2 and William Angus and Co Ltd. (Scotland) Ltd., of Angus Mills, Menstrie, Scotland. They were a listed exhibitor in the 1922 at – British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Chairs, “Mollis” Upholstery, Office and Household Furniture. (Stand No. C.32). Source: https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/William_Angus_and_Co
This Edwardian oak desk chair and mechanism are in excellent condition, considering its age. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the chair but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The chair seat has been newly upholstered, to a professional standard, in top quality full grain sage green leather, which incorporates the traditional brass studwork tacks to the seat perimeter. Therefore, the leather is in excellent condition, with no wear, fading or damage. The reclining and adjustable height mechanism is in good working order, having just been cleaned, restored and serviced. There is some play to the mechanism but this is perfectly acceptable, and in line with the age of the chair. The chair features a mellow oak colour, having been professionally French polished, by hand, in our workshop. The legs incorporate replacement English made sold brass castors, which are also in excellent condition. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
The following information provides dimensions on when the chair height is lowered and also raised to its highest setting using by adjusting the central steel rod:
External height (raised) = 93.2cm or 36⅝” or 3ft ⅝”
External height (lowered) = 82.2cm or 32⅜” or 2ft 8⅜”
External width = 66.1cm or 26” or 2ft 2”
External depth = 66.1cm or 26” or 2ft 2”
Seat height (raised) = 59.5cm or 23⅜” or 1ft 11⅜”
Seat height (lowered) = 48.5cm or 19⅛” or 1ft 7⅛”
Seat width (between arms) = 46.2cm or 18⅛” or 1ft 6⅛”
Seat width (whole of seat) = 47.8cm or 18⅞” or 1ft 6⅞”
Seat depth = 42.7cm or 16⅞” or 1ft 4⅞”
Arm height (raised) = 77.6cm or 30½” or 2ft 6½”
Arm height (lowered) = 66.4cm or 26⅛” or 2ft 2⅛”
Back height (from seat) = 41.3cm or 16¼” or 1ft 4¼”
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