• Item: Revolving Office Armchair
• Circa: 1890
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid oak
• Newly upholstered
• Crimson red leather
• Upholstered curved backrest
• Pierced carved back splats
• Comfortable padded seat
• Hand tacked brass studwork
• Splayed oak legs
• Solid 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 red leather revolving captain’s office desk arm chair, circa 1890, 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 padded backrest, secured to oak wraparound arms, on shaped vertical supports. Below, the back incorporates vertical pierced splats with floral carving. 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 legs, terminating on solid 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 on.
The chair exhibits a rich brown oak 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.
This red leather desk chair and mechanism is in good working condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the oak 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 padded 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 oak colour, having been cleaned and polished in our workshops. The chairs’ brass solid castors are also in good condition. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
External Height = 93.3cm or 36¾” or 3ft ¾”
External Width = 69cm or 27⅛” or 2ft 3⅛”
External Depth = 69cm or 27⅛” or 2ft 3⅛”
Seat height = 59cm or 23¼” or 1ft 11¼”
Seat width (inside arms) = 48cm or 18⅞” or 1ft 6⅞”
Seat width (front of seat) = 53cm or 1ft 8⅞”
Seat Depth = 47cm or 18⅞” or 1ft 6⅞”
Arm Height = 81.5cm or 32” or 2ft 8”
Back Height = 39cm or 15⅜” or 1ft 3⅜”
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Ref: Office Chair 123