• Item: Revolving Office Armchair
• Circa: 1870
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid mahogany
• Newly upholstered
• Crimson red leather
• Elegant reeded spindle frame
• Curved buttoned backrest
• Comfortable sprung seat
• Hand tacked brass studwork
• Cabriole shaped legs
• Brass castors
• Rotates 360 degrees
• Extremely comfortable
• Serviced mechanism
• Excellent quality
• Good condition
• 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 revolving captain’s office armchair, circa 1870, which has been newly upholstered, and is in very good condition. This style of chair was also known as a “Captains chair”. The chair incorporates a curved buttoned padded scroll back, secured to padded arms, on shaped vertical supports. The chair frame incorporates a lovely shaped spindle back, finished with reeded scribe detail. The chair has been newly upholstered in top quality full grain crimson red leather, which has been finished with hand-tacked brass studs to the perimeter. The underside of the seat has been re-webbed in the traditional manner. This beautiful piece sits on four splayed mahogany cabriole legs, with raised toes, that terminate on brass castors. The chair rotates 360 degrees, the seat height is fixed and the chair is not designed to recline or be height adjustable. The chair mechanism is in good working order having been cleaned and serviced. The chair is extremely comfortable to sit at.
The chair exhibits a rich brown mahogany colour. 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 a variety of rooms in the home, especially the office or study as it is so comfortable. This item would certainly grace any home. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
The chair and mechanism is in good working condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the mahogany frame but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The chair seat 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 mechanism has been cleaned and serviced. There is some play to the revolving mechanism but this is perfectly acceptable, and in line with the age of this piece of furniture. The chair frame features a rich brown mahogany colour, having been cleaned and polished in our workshops. The chairs’ brass castors are also in good condition. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
External Height = 85.5cm or 33⅝” or 2ft 9⅝”
External Width = 59.5cm or 23⅜” or 1ft 11⅜”
External Depth = 72cm or 28⅜” or 2ft 4⅜”
Seat height = 47.5cm or 18¾” or 1ft 6¾”
Seat width (inside arms) = 45.5cm or 17⅞” or 1ft 5⅞”
Seat width (front of seat) = 52.5cm or 20⅝” or 1ft 8⅝”
Seat Depth = 46cm or 18⅛” or 1ft 6⅛”
Arm Height = 72cm or 28⅜” or 2ft 4⅞”
Back Height = 40.5cm or 16” or 1ft 4”
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Ref. Office Chair 96