• Item: Monk’s seat
• Circa: 1910 – 1920
• Period: George V
• Provenance England, UK
• Wood: Solid Oak
• Metamorphic chair / table design
• Detachable circular folding table top
• Fine quality carvings to table underside
• Reed moulded arms
• Turned arm supports
• Solid oak seat
• Carved frieze
• Ring turned legs
• “H” form stretchers
• Turned feet
• Stunning colour & patination
• Solid in joint
• Excellent condition & quality
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
This is a fine quality example of an antique English George V solid oak carved monks seat armchair table, of unusual metamorphic design, displaying fine quality carvings, circa 1910 – 1920, in excellent original condition. The circular table-top back is decorated with finely carved guilloche arch shaped detail with a caved floral central motif. The back is hinged with two oak pegs, which allows the table to convert into a table top. The two oak pegs can be removed to allow you to detach the table top for safe storage or movement. The chair incorporates two reeded moulded arms, which also act as table supports when the top is folded down. Incorporating a solid oak seat, with a carved frieze, standing on four baluster turned legs, secured by “H” stretchers for additional strength, the chair terminated on turned feet.
The settle features a rich golden oak colour. The monk’s seat has been cleaned and French polished by hand in our workshop, therefore the colour and patination are of an excellent standard.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the hallway or kitchen. This item would certainly grace any home and a great investment, as it’s an extremely functional item. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This is a fine quality example of an antique English George V solid oak carved monks seat armchair table, of unusual metamorphic design, displaying fine quality carvings, circa 1910 – 1920, in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges, frame, sides and drawer bottoms, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The monk’s seat has been cleaned and French polished by hand in our workshop, therefore the colour and patination are of an excellent standard. The original pegs are present and the metamorphic action is in excellent working condition. There are no missing carvings and no breaks or lose joints to the frame. This item is well constructed, solid in joint and is ready to be used.
Dimensions – When set up as chair:
Height = 108cm or 42½” or 3ft 6½”
Width = 74.5cm or 29⅜” or 2ft 5⅜”
Depth = 41cm or 16⅛” or 1ft 4⅛”
Seat Height = 45.5cm or 18” or 1ft 6”
Seat Width (in-between arms) = 44.8cm or 17⅝” or 1ft 5⅝”
Seat Width (including arms) = 54cm or 21¼” or 1ft 9¼”
Seat Depth = 36cm or 14⅛” or 1ft 2⅛”
Arm Height = 73cm or 28¾” or 2ft 4¾”
Back Height = 62.8cm or 24¾” or 2ft 0¾”
Dimensions – When set up as table:
Height = 75cm or 29½” or 2ft 5½”
Knee Height = 72.7cm or 28⅝” or 2ft 4⅝”
Table Diameter = 74.5cm or 29⅜” or 2ft 5⅜”
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