• Item: Spoon Back Victorian Armchair
• Circa: 1860
• Period: Mid Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid mahogany
• Deep buttoned back
• Moulded frame
• Serpentine seat design
• Scroll arms
• Carved cabriole legs
• Splayed legs to rear
• Deep buttoned upholstery
• Newly upholstered in a cotton structured chenille taupe / light fabric
• Incorporates the original horsehair fillings
• Newly sprung seat
• Original porcelain mug castors
• Lovel colour & patination to frame
• Extremely comfortable
• Excellent condition
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
Here is a fine example of a top-quality antique English Victorian armchair, with a “spoon back” design, constructed of solid mahogany, circa 1860, with generous proportions, which has been newly upholstered and is in excellent condition.
The Victorian armchair boasts generous proportions with a stunning quality carved & moulded solid mahogany frame, with a reclining “spoon” shaped back, upholstered scroll end carved arms and deep button back, set above a serpentine shaped moulded front rail on carved cabriole legs to the front and splayed legs to the rear. The Victorian armchair retains its original brass and porcelain mug castors. The quality of the timber and carvings to this chair frame is second to none compared to similar chairs on the market today The Victorian armchair has been newly upholstered to a professional standard in top quality taupe / light grey chenille material; incorporating the original horsehair fillings, with a newly sprung seat; it shows exceptional craftsmanship with the deep button upholstery to the back and arms. The upholstery is finished with matching braiding to the perimeter of the upholstery and traditional hessian backing to the underside. This Victorian armchair is extremely comfortable, has a fantastic original patination & colour and is in excellent overall condition.
This Victorian armchair would look superb in either a traditional or contemporary setting, perfect in a variety of rooms from the bedroom, living room or hallway. This item would certainly grace any home and is a great investment as it is extremely functional and comfortable.
External Height = 106.5cm / 42”/ 3ft 6”
External Width = 69cm / 27⅛” / 2ft 3⅛”
External Depth = 80cm / 31½” / 2ft 7½”
Seat Height = 46cm / 18⅛” / 1ft 6⅛”
Seat Width (front of seat) = 44cm / 17⅜” / 1ft 5⅜”
Seat Depth = 48cm / 18⅛” / 1ft 6⅛”
Arm Height = 63cm / 24¾” / 2ft 0¾”
Back Height = 66.5cm / 26⅛” / 2ft 2⅛”
Here is a fine example of a top-quality antique English Victorian armchair, with a “spoon back” design, constructed of solid mahogany, circa 1860, with generous proportions, which has been newly upholstered and is in excellent condition.The Victorian armchair has been newly upholstered to a professional standard with top quality light grey / taupe chenille material; therefore, the upholstery is in excellent condition and is free from any holes, damage or rips. The seat has been newly sprung, therefore is extremely comfortable to sit on. The underside of the seat is finished with traditional hessian backing. The arms, frame and seat are completely solid and show no signs of movement. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the mahogany frame. The mahogany frame has been cleaned and French polished by hand in our workshop to revive the wonderful colour and patination of the timer. The brass and porcelain castors are also in excellent working condition. This Victorian armchair is solid in joint and ready to use.
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