• Item: Couch
• Circa: 1870
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England
• Wood: Solid Oak
• Black forest design
• Carolean influence
• Original stunning tapestry upholstery
• Upholstered arms
• Firm sprung seat
• Brass studded frame
• Twin panel high back design
• Foliate & eagle carved pediments
• Floral carved cartouches with finials
• Barley twist legs, stretchers, arm & back supports
• Barley twist & carved legs & stretchers
• Good original condition
• Stunning quality
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
Here is an example of a fine quality antique English Victorian Black Forest Carolean style carved oak and upholstered tapestry couch, circa 1870, in good original condition. The couch, which is constructed of solid oak, boasts an elaborately carved high back, retaining the original tapestry upholstered panels, flanked by extensive foliate carvings, topped with carvings of eagles on the pediments. The back is secured with barley twist back supports, which terminate in floral cartouches below turned finials and upholstered arms, which are also raised on barley twist supports. Below, the couch features a firm sprung seat base. The sprung seat also retains the original tapestry upholstery, finished with brass studwork. The couch is raised on turned legs, interspersed with floral cartouches, united by barley twist stretchers for added stability.
The settle couch features a dark oak colour, synonymous with Black Forest furniture. As its boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This item would look superb in any hallway or living room. This item would certainly grace any home and is a great investment as it is extremely functional. So don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
The couch is in good original condition. As the couch boasts the original tapestry there is general fading consistent with the age of the material but no holes or damage. The tapestry is in surprisingly good condition; the couch has clearly cared for and cherished over the years. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the oak frame, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The frame and arms of the item are solid and in excellent condition with no splits or loose movements. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. This item sits firm on the ground, does not wobble and is ready to use.
External Height = 115.5cm or 45½” or 3ft 9½”
External Width = 81cm or 31⅞” or 2ft 7⅞”
External Depth = 45cm or 17¾” or 1ft 5¾”
Seat Height = 48.5cm or 19⅛” or 1ft 7⅛”
Seat Width = 70.8cm or 27⅞” or 2ft 3⅞”
Seat Depth = 35.8cm or 14⅛” or 1ft 2⅛”
Arm Height = 63.3cm or 25” or 2ft 1”
Back Height = 67.5cm or 26⅝” or 2ft 2⅝”
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Ref. Couch 63