• Item: Revolving Office Armchair
• Circa: 1880
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid mahogany
• Elegant curved bar back
• Central pierced back splat
• Elegant shaped down swept arms
• Stunning quality “saddle shaped” seat
• Cleaned & serviced mechanism
• Cabriole mahogany legs
• Solid brass 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 solid mahogany revolving / swivel office desk arm chair, circa 1880, in excellent original condition. The chair is designed with an elegant curved bar back, incorporating a decorative central pierced splat below, all of which is secured by the shaped arms. The chair boasts a stunning quality “saddle shaped” seat, which is extremely comfortable to sit on. The chair revolves 360 degrees (please note, these earlier Victorian office chairs were not designed to be height adjustable or tilt). The chair stands on its original cabriole legs and features solid brass castors (the castors are in excellent condition). The chair is very comfortable to sit on and it has a fantastic colour and is in excellent overall 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 antique swivel desk chair 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 French polished, to a professional standard, in our workshop; therefore, it boasts a stunning colour. The revolving mechanism is in good working order, having also 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 solid brass castors (the castors are in excellent condition). There are no breaks to the back, arms or legs. The chair is well constructed, solid in joint and ready to use.
External height = 86.4cm or 34” or 2ft 10”
External width = 61.5cm or 24¼” or 2ft ¼”
External depth = 58.5cm or 23” or 1ft 11”
Seat height = 50.9cm or 20” or 1ft 8”
Seat width (between arms) = 40.8cm or 16” or 1ft 4”
Seat width (to edge of seat) = 46.4cm or 18¼” or 1ft 6¼”
Seat Depth = 42.5cm or 16¾” or 1ft 4¾”
Arm height = 75.1cm or 29½” or 2ft 5½”
Back height (from seat) = 40.3cm or 15⅞” or 1ft 3⅞”
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