• Item: Office chair
• Circa: 1860
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid mahogany
• Leather scroll button back
• Carved vertical central back splat & arm supports
• Newly upholstered
• Burgundy red full grain leather
• Buttoned seat
• Brass studwork
• Fluted tapering front legs
• Splayed legs to rear (sign of quality)
• Solid brass & porcelain castors
• Extremely comfortable
• Excellent condition
• Lovely polish & patination
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• 14 day free UK returns policy
Here is a fine quality antique English Victorian mahogany and leather captain’s office armchair, circa 1860, which has been newly upholstered and is in excellent condition. The chair has been newly upholstered in top quality full grain burgundy red leather. The chair features an elegant curved leather scroll back, finished with deep buttoning, secured to carved side supports and a carved vertical central back splat. The leather scroll back features lovely mahogany moulding caps above the shaped supports at the front of the chair. The buttoned stuff over seat is sprung and webbed to ensure that the seat is extremely comfortable to sit on. The underside of the seat has been finished with black cotton. The bow-fronted seat is finished with brass studwork to its perimeter. The chair stands on elegant tapering fluted legs to the front, with splayed legs to the rear, and terminates on its original brass and porcelain castors.
The chair displays a rich dark red-brown colour. 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 they have received.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms in either a professional or domestic environment, especially the home office or study, as it is so comfortable. It would certainly grace any home, so don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
The chair is in excellent condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the mahogany frame but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The chair has been newly upholstered in top quality full grain crimson red leather. 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 sprung seat perimeter and black cotton to the underside. The chair frame features a rich red-brown mahogany colour, having been cleaned and polished in our workshops. The chair boasts solid brass and porcelain castors, which are also in good condition. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
External Height = 77.2cm or 30⅜” or 2ft 6⅜”
External width = 74.2cm or 29¼” or 2ft 5¼”
External depth = 63.5cm or 25” or 2ft 1”
Seat height = 47cm or 18½” or 1ft 6½”
Seat width = 59cm or 23¼” or 1ft 11¼”
Seat depth = 54cm or 21¼” or 1ft 9¼”
Arm height = 77.2cm or 30⅜” or 2ft 6⅜”
Back height = 31.5cm or 12⅜” or 1ft ⅜”
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Ref. Office Chair 147