• Circa: 1890
• Style: Queen Anne
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid walnut
• Pair of armchairs
• Shaped top rail
• Inverted floral pediment
• Exquisite carved pierced central splat
• Gadroon mouldings
• Shaped “shepherds crook” arms & supports
• Newly upholstered drop in seats
• Embroidered floral silk damask upholstery
• Horse shoe seat & shaped apron
• Acanthus leaf carvings
• Carved scroll cabriole legs
• Ball & claw feet
• Heavy chairs – sign of quality
• Lovely colour
• Very good condition
• Free UK delivery*
• 14 day free UK returns policy
This is a top quality pair of Victorian carved walnut armchairs, circa 1890, in the style of the Queen Anne period, having newly upholstered seats, in very good condition. The chairs feature inverted floral carved pediments, with a shaped back rail housing an exquisite carved pierced vase shaped central splat, with gadroon moulding to the base. The sweeping “shepherds crook” arms are secured by shaped vertical supports that connect to a horseshoe seat frame with a shaped apron. The chairs have drop in seats, which have been newly upholstered in top quality luxurious embroidered floral silk damask upholstery, in a fawn colour, with traditional hessian backing to the undersides. Elegantly shaped cabriole legs which feature scroll acanthus leaf carvings to the knees of the legs, terminate on pronounced ball and claw feet at the front; whilst the back splayed legs terminate on pads feet. The chairs are heavy in weight and are structurally sound; this is a further sign of quality.
The chair features a rich dark brown walnut colour. They have a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
These chairs would look superb in a variety of rooms from the bedroom, hallway, office or library. These chairs would certainly grace any home and are a great investment as they are extremely functional. So don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
External Height = 103cm or 40½” or 3ft 4½”
External Width = 61cm or 24” or 2ft
External Depth = 54cm or 21¼” or 1ft 9¼”
Seat Height = 52cm or 20½” or 1ft 8½”
Seat Width = 50cm or 19⅝” or 1ft 7⅝”
Seat Depth = 41cm or 16⅛” or 1ft 4⅛”
Arm Height = 73.5cm or 29” or 2ft 5”
Back Height = 55cm or 21⅝” or 1ft 9⅝”
This pair of chairs is in good condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. This is a true set of chairs (they have not been matched together). The seats have been newly upholstered in top quality top quality luxurious embroidered floral silk damask upholstery and frames polished. The seats are firm but extremely comfortable. The chairs are heavy in weight and well constructed, which is a good sign of quality. The chairs boast a lovely colour and patination. The chair sits firm on the ground and do not wobble. All chairs are solid in joint (not loose or wobbly) and are ready to use.
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