• Item: Revolving Desk Armchair
• Circa: 1920
• Period: George V
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid oak
• Newly upholstered
• Traditional upholstery fillings
• Dark green leather
• Deep buttoned back
• Comfortable padded seat
• Hand tacked brass studwork
• Elegant shaped oak arms
• Reclining & height adjustable mechanism
• Splayed oak legs
• English-made solid brass & porcelain castors
• Rotates 360 degrees
• Reclining back action
• Height adjustable
• Extremely comfortable
• Excellent condition
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• 14-day free UK returns policy
This is a fine quality antique English George V solid oak & leather revolving office desk arm chair, which has been newly upholstered, circa 1920, in excellent condition. The chair incorporates a buttoned padded backrest and comfortable over-stuffed seat, united by solid oak shaped arm rests. The chair has been newly upholstered to a professional standard in top quality full grain dark green leather, finished with hand-tacked brass studs to the perimeter. The chair frame has also been cleaned and French polished, by hand, to a professional standard, therefore the colour and patination is of an excellent standard.
The chair sits on four splayed oak legs that terminate on English-made solid brass & porcelain replacement castors. The chair incorporates the original mechanism allowing it to rotate 360 degrees and recline backwards. The seat height can be adjusted by turning a ribbed metal screw on the underside of the chair, while the reclining tension can be adjusted by turning the small wheel at the front of the mechanism. The chair mechanism is in excellent working order. The chair has also been cleaned and French polished, by hand, to a professional standard, therefore the colour and patination is of an excellent standard. This beautiful desk chair is extremely comfortable to sit on.
This oak & leather 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.
This is a fine quality antique English George V solid oak & leather revolving office desk arm chair, which has been newly upholstered, circa 1920, in excellent condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the oak chair frame and seat but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The chair has been newly upholstered to a professional standard in top quality full grain green leather, finished with hand-tacked brass studs to the perimeter. Therefore, the leather is in excellent condition, with no signs of wear and tear, damage or holes etc. The chair frame incorporates the traditional brass studwork tacks to the perimeter. The chair frame has been glued and tightened to ensure it’s in solid in joint, and then French polished, by hand, to a professional standard. Therefore, the colour and patination are of an excellent standard. The original reclining and adjustable height mechanism are in good working condition having been stripped down and cleaned. There is some play to the mechanism but this is perfectly acceptable, and in line with the age of the chair. The chair incorporates top quality English-made solid brass & porcelain replacement castors, which are 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) = 103cm or 40½” or 3ft 4½”
External height (lowered) = 91.5cm or 36” or 3ft
External width = 67cm or 26⅜” or 2ft 2⅜”
External width = 67cm or 26⅜” or 2ft 2⅜”
Seat height (raised) = 64cm or 25⅛” or 2ft 1⅛”
Seat height (lowered) = 51.7cm or 20⅜” or 1ft 8⅜”
Seat width (between arms) = 47.5cm or 18¾” or 1ft 6¾”
Seat width (whole of seat) = 52.5cm or 20¾” or 1ft 8¾”
Seat depth = 39.5cm or 15½” or 1ft 3½”
Arm height (raised) = 80.3cm or 31⅝” or 2ft 7⅝”
Arm height (lowered) = 69cm or 27⅛” or 2ft 3⅛”
Back height (from seat) = 44cm or 17¼” or 1ft 5¼”
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