• Item: Office chair
• Circa: 1880
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid mahogany
• Leather scroll button back
• Carved vertical central back splat
• Newly upholstered
• Crimson red full grain leather
• Brass studwork
• Newly sprung & re-webbed seat
• Turned front legs
• Splayed legs to rear (sign of quality)
• Original 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 1880, which has been newly upholstered and is in very good condition. The chair has been newly upholstered in top quality full grain crimson red leather. The chair features an elegant curved leather scroll back, finished with deep buttoning, secured to shaped 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 stuff over seat has been re-sprung and re-webbed to ensure that the seat is extremely comfortable to sit on. The underside of the seat has been finished with hessian in the traditional manner. The bow-fronted seat is finished with brass studwork to its perimeter. The chair stands on prominent ring turned 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 the home or office, 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 good 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 traditional hessian material to the underside. The chair frame features a rich red-brown mahogany colour, having been cleaned and polished in our workshops. The chair boasts the original brass and porcelain castors, which are also in good condition. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
External Height = 79cm or 31⅛” or 2ft 7⅛”
External width = 67cm or 26⅜” or 2ft 2⅜”
External depth = 68cm or 26¾” or 2ft 2¾”
Seat height = 50cm or 19⅝” or 1ft 7⅝”
Seat width (between arms) = 51.7cm or 20⅜” or 1ft 8⅜”
Seat width (whole seat) = 61.5cm or 24¼” or 2ft 0¼”
Seat depth = 57cm or 22⅜” or 1ft 10⅜”
Arm height = 78cm or 30¾” or 2ft 10¾”
Back height = 34cm or 13⅜” or 1ft 1⅜”
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Ref. Office Chair 109