• Item: Revolving office armchair
• Circa: 1880
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, United Kingdom
• Original cast iron revolving mechanism
• Wood: Solid walnut
• Curved bar back / top rail
• Geometric scribe carved frame
• Central carved vertical splat
• Scroll arms
• Elegant turned arm supports
• Newly upholstered in burgundy red leather
• Splayed birch legs
• Replacement solid brass castors (English made)
• Rotates 360 degrees
• Very comfortable
• Cleaned & serviced mechanism
• Excellent condition
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• 14-day free UK returns policy
This is a fine quality antique English Victorian solid walnut revolving / swivel office desk arm chair, with a newly upholstered burgundy red leather seat, circa 1880, in excellent condition. The armchair features a curved, bar shaped back rail, supported between straight back supports, with an elegant vertical central splat, carved with scribe etchings in the form of a geometric design featuring ‘C’ scroll carvings. The back is secured by scroll arms on elegant vertical turned supports. The seat, which has been newly upholstered, to a professional standard, in top quality full grain burgundy red leather. The underside of the seat has been re-webbed in the traditional manner. The chair sits on four splayed solid walnut legs that terminate on top quality replacement solid brass castors, made in England. The chair incorporates it original cast iron mechanism allowing it to rotate 360 degrees. The chair mechanism is not height adjustable, nor does it recline. Please note, Victorian office chairs were not designed to recline or be height adjustable.
The chair mechanism has been restored and serviced and is in excellent working order. The chair is very comfortable to sit on as it features a lovely upholstered seat with a supportive shaped bar back.
This antique swivel 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 chair is in excellent condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the chair frame and seat but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The seat has been newly upholstered, to a professional standard, in top quality full grain burgundy red leather. The revolving mechanism is in good working order, having just been cleaned. The chair features a rich golden-brown birch colour, having been cleaned and French polished by hand, to a professional standard, in our workshops. The original castors have been replaced with later solid brass English made castors, which are in excellent condition. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
External height = 93.4cm or 36¾” or 3ft ¾”
External width = 65cm or 25⅝” or 2ft 1⅝”
External depth = 65cm or 25⅝” or 2ft 1⅝”
Seat height = 53cm or 20⅞” or 1ft 8⅞”
Seat width (between arms) = 43cm or 17” or 1ft 5”
Seat width (to edge of seat) = 47cm or 18½” or 1ft 6½”
Seat depth = 46.5cm or 18⅜” or 1ft 6⅜”
Arm height = 75cm or 29½” or 2ft 5½”
Back height = 44.5cm or 17½” or 1ft 5½”
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