• Item: Office Armchair
• Circa: 1890
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid oak
• Generous proportions
• Tan Brown leather upholstery
• Upholstered curved back with scroll carved sides
• Upholstered seat & arms
• Wraparound arms
• Traditional horsehair filled seat
• Turned arm & back supports
• Turned arm supports
• Comfortable sprung padded seat
• Hand tacked brass studwork
• Tapering turned oak front legs
• Brass castors to front legs
• Sabre rear legs
• Extremely comfortable
• Large proportions
• 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 oak and brown leather office / library tub armchair, with generous proportions, circa 1890, which has been newly upholstered, and is in excellent condition. The chair incorporates a curved, padded backrest, boasting scroll carved sides, secured to oak wraparound upholstered arms, all supported by a bank of turned spindles. The front of the arms also rests on turned supports. The chair is upholstered in a good quality tan brown with traditional horsehair filling, finished with hand-tacked brass studs to the perimeter. Whilst it may not be the original leather upholstery, it is in good condition, with age related marks. The seat is firm but comfortable. The underside of the seat is covered with hessian in the traditional manner. This armchair sits on tapering turned legs to the front, which terminate on brass castors, and sabre legs to the rear.
The chair frame 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 antique tub armchair 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.
Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the oak frame but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The chair retains boasts a good quality tan brown leather, which has been finished with hand-tacked brass studs to the perimeter. The seat is firm but comfortable. The underside of the seat is covered with hessian in the traditional manner. Therefore, the leather is in very good condition, with only superficial signs of wear and age-related marks (see photos). The chair frame incorporates the traditional brass studwork tacks to the padded seat perimeter. The chair frame features a rich brown oak colour, having been cleaned and polished in our workshops. The chair incorporates solid brass castors, which are also in good condition. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
External height = 86.5cm or 34” or 2ft 10”
External width = 66.2cm or 26” or 2ft 2”
External depth = 74cm or 29⅛” or 2ft 5⅛”
Seat height = 51.5cm or 20¼” or 1ft 8¼”
Seat width (between arms) = 53.6cm or 21⅛” or 1ft 9⅛”
Seat width (whole of seat) = 66.6cm or 26¼” or 2ft 2¼”
Seat depth = 58.7cm or 23⅛” or 1ft 11⅛”
Arm height = 69.3cm or 27¼” or 2ft 3¼”
Back height (from seat) = 37.5cm or 14¾” or 1ft 2¾”
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