• Circa: 1840
• Period: William IV
• Provenance: England, United Kingdom
• Style: Bar Back
• Wood: Solid mahogany
• Acanthus carved curved rail
• Moulded curved bar back splat
• Moulded shaped vertical supports
• Moulded scroll shaped arms
• Turned front legs
• Sabre rear legs
• Stuff-over seat
• Newly upholstered
• Taupe coloured structured cotton upholstery
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent condition
• Stunning quality
• Heavy & solid in joint chair
• Ideal as a dining or desk chair
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
Here is a stunning quality English antique William IV mahogany bar back arm chair, circa 1840, with newly upholstered seat, in excellent condition. This armchair is designed with an attractive bar shaped back, comprising of a curved, acanthus carved top rail, above a moulded, curved bar back splat, connected to shaped, moulded vertical supports and moulded scroll-shaped arms. The chair features a stuff-over seat, which has been professionally upholstered in new top-quality taupe colour structured cotton material, finished with traditional hessian backing to the underside. The seat frame is raised on turned front legs, with sabre legs to the rear. This armchair boasts the original polish; therefore, it has a fantastic depth of colour and patination, displaying a lovely rich red and brown colour.
If you do not like the colour/style of the upholstery, we can recover the seat in a fabric of your choice. If you would like the seat recovered, please contact us for a quote.
The armchair features a rich red and brown mahogany 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 rich original colour cannot be re-created if the armchair has been re-polished.
This William IV armchair would look would look good anywhere, either in a formal setting or for everyday use. It would certainly grace any home or office and is a great investment, as it is extremely functional.
This armchair is in excellent condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the chairs but nothing significant considering their age. The chair frame and joints has been glued to ensure there are lose movement; it is therefore solid in joint. The chair has been French polished in our workshop by hand, to a professional standard. Therefore, it has a fantastic colour and patination. The stuff-over seat has been newly upholstered to a professional standard. The upholstery is therefore clean and free from wear and marks. If you do not like the colour/style of the upholstery, we can recover the seat in a fabric of your choice. If you would like the seat recovered, please contact us for a quote.
External Height = 88.5cm or 34⅞” or 2ft 10⅞”
External Width = 56cm or 22” or 1ft 10”
External Depth = 54cm or 21¼” or 1ft 9¼”
Seat Height = 50cm or 19⅝” or 1ft 7⅝”
Seat Width (between arms) = 39.2cm or 15⅜” or 1ft 3⅜”
Seat Width (whole of seat) = 56cm or 22” or 1ft 10”
Seat Depth = 45cm or 17¾” or 1ft 5¾”
Arm Height = 69.1cm or 27¼” or 2ft 3¼”
Back Height = 41cm or 16⅛” or 1ft 4⅛”
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