• Item: Window / Hall Seat
• Circa: 1840
• Period: Victorian
• Wood: Solid figured mahogany
• Provenance: England, UK
• Width: 141cm or 55½” or 4ft 7½”
• Gothic influence
• Carved scroll bolsters
• Single plank moulded seat (sign of quality)
• Gothic arched apron
• Carved beads and cabochons
• Spiral fluted tapering legs
• Ideal as a window / hall seat / coffee table
• Original polish & patination
• Stunning colour
• Solid in joint
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
This is an exceptional quality antique early English Victorian Gothic carved mahogany window seat, with a fabulous colour, circa 1840, in good original condition. This bench boasts a single plank figured mahogany seat (a sign of quality), with carved scroll bolsters at either end, finished with a fine moulding. Below, the item incorporates a simple straight frieze above a gothic arched apron, finished with multiple cabochons carvings, to the front and rear. The seat is raised on turned legs, which boast spiral fluting and further cabochons carvings at the knees. The Gothic-inspired design and carvings seen on this bench reflect the 16th century period, which was extremely fashionable at the time.
This item features a rich red-brown mahogany colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a lovely 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 a variety of rooms from the hallway or porch, or in a bay window. It could also be used a coffee table. 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.
This bench is in good original condition, having been constructed with a solid figured mahogany seat. Nominal old use marks to the top of the seat (see photos) and leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The apron is complete and there are no missing carvings. As it boasts the original polish, it has a lovely colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. This item is well constructed, solid in joint (it does not wobble) and is ready to use.
External Height = 51.8cm or 20⅜” or 1ft 8⅜”
External Width = 141cm or 55½” or 4ft 7½”
External Depth = 29.4cm or 11⅝”
Seat Height = 44.4cm or 17½” or 1ft 5½”
Seat Width = 125.2cm or 49¾” or 4ft 1¾”
Seat Depth = 29.4cm or 11⅝”
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Ref. Window Seat 26