• Item: Revolving Office Armchair
• Circa: 1880
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid oak
• Newly upholstered
• Red leather
• Upholstered curved buttoned backrest
• Upholstered arms
• Turned arm supports
• Traditional horsehair filling
• Shaped back supports
• Removable padded leather seat cushion
• Solid oak saddle shaped seat
• Hand tacked brass studwork
• Splayed cabriole legs
• English-made solid brass & porcelain castors
• Rotates 360 degrees
• Extremely comfortable
• Cleaned & serviced mechanism
• Excellent quality & condition
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• 14-day free UK returns policy
Here is a fine quality antique English Victorian walnut and brown leather, swivel captain’s office / desk arm chair, circa 1880, which has been newly upholstered and is in excellent condition. The chair incorporates a curved, buttoned padded backrest, secured to wraparound upholstered arms, supported by two shaped back supports and two turned arm supports. The chair features a removable upholstered leather cushion, which sits atop an oak saddle shaped seat. The chair has been newly upholstered to a professional standard in top quality full grain red leather, finished with hand-tacked brass studs to the perimeter. The chair has also been cleaned and French polished, by hand, to a professional standard, therefore the colour and patination is of an excellent standard. This beautiful piece sits on four splayed cabriole legs, terminating on English-made solid brass & porcelain castors. The chair rotates 360 degrees the mechanism runs smoothly. The chair mechanism is in good working order, having been cleaned and serviced. This Victorian desk chair is extremely comfortable to sit on.
The chair exhibits a rich brown oak 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 it has received.
This swivel leather desk chair 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 on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
The Victorian desk chair and mechanism are in excellent working condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the walnut frame but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The chair has been newly upholstered to a professional standard in top quality full grain red leather, finished with hand-tacked brass studs to the perimeter. 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 perimeter. The chair has also been cleaned and French polished, by hand, to a professional standard, therefore the colour and patination is of an excellent standard. 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. There are no breaks to the cast iron revolving mechanism. The chair incorporates replacement English-made solid brass & porcelain castors, which are also in good condition. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
External height = 87.5cm or 34½” or 2ft 10½”
External width = 64.6cm or 25⅜” or 2ft 1⅜”
External depth = 64.5cm or 25⅜” or 2ft 1⅜”
Seat height (including cushion) = 57.2cm or 22½” or 1ft 10½”
Seat height (excluding cushion) = 45.6cm or 18” or 1ft 6”
Seat width (between arms) = 46.2cm or 18⅛” or 1ft 6⅛”
Seat width (whole of seat) = 52.6cm or 20¾” or 1ft 8¾”
Seat depth = 47.5cm or 18¾” or 1ft 6¾”
Arm height = 72.7cm or 28⅝” or 2ft 4⅝”
Back height (from cushion) = 34cm or 13⅜” or 1ft 1⅜”
Back height (from seat) = 44.4cm or 17½” or 1ft 5½”
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