• Item: Revolving Office Armchair
• Circa: 1870
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid mahogany
• Elegant curved bar back
• Central pierced back splat
• Elegant shaped down swept arms
• Newly upholstered burgundy red leather seat
• Cleaned & serviced mechanism
• Cabriole legs
• Original brass & brown mug castors
• Rotates 360 degrees
• Very comfortable
• Very sturdy
• Excellent quality
• Excellent original condition
• Stunning original patination & colour
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• 14 day free UK returns policy
Here is a stunning quality antique English Victorian mahogany revolving office armchair, circa 1870, in excellent condition. The chair features an elegant curved bar back, which is connected to the scroll with down swept arms. The chair seat has been newly upholstered with top quality full grain burgundy red leather, which has been finished with hand-tacked studs to the seat perimeter. The underside of the seat has been webbed in the traditional manner. The chair design is quite unique with the shaped back above a central pierced splat. The chair revolves 360 degrees (please note, these early office chairs were not designed to be height adjustable or tilt). The seat is connected to the top section of the revolving mechanism, whereas the four sturdy cabriole legs, which stand on the original brown mug castors, are connected to the lower section of the mechanism. The chair is very comfortable to sit on and it has a fantastic colour and is in excellent condition.
The chair features a rich dark 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 library as it so comfortable. This item would certainly grace any home. So don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
The chair and mechanism are in original working condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the chair frame, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The chair frame has been cleaned and polished in our workshop. The chair has been newly upholstered in to top quality full grain burgundy red leather, which incorporates the traditional brass studwork tacks to the seat perimeter and traditional webbing to the underside. The revolving mechanism is in good working order, having been cleaned and serviced. There is some play to the mechanism, but this is perfectly acceptable, and in line with the age of the chair, and will found in all office chairs of this age. The chair stands on its original legs and features its original brass and brown mug castors (the castors are in good condition). The chair is well constructed, solid in joint and ready to use.
External height = 89cm or 35” or 2ft 11”
External width (arms) = 65cm or 25⅝” or 2ft 1⅝”
External depth (feet & back) = 58cm or 22⅞” or 1ft 10⅞”
Seat height = 50cm or 19⅝” or 1ft 7⅝”
Seat width = 43cm or 17” or 1ft 5”
Seat depth = 48cm or 18⅞” or 1ft 6⅞”
Arm Height = 74.1cm or 29⅛” or 2ft 5⅛”
Back Height = 42.6cm or 16¾” or 1ft 4¾”
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Ref. Office Chair 92