• Circa: 1850
• Period: Early Victorian
• Style: Balloon Back
• Quantity: Three
• Wood: Solid Cuban mahogany
• Wood colour: Dark red / brown
• Carved acanthus leaf shoulders
• Floral carved central splat
• Ring turned & fluted front legs
• Sabre rear legs
• Newly reupholstered
• Taupe chenille upholstery
• Drop-in seats
• Original polish
• Fantastic colour
• Very good condition
• Solid in joint
• Free 14 day UK returns period
Here is an example of a superb quality set of 3 antique early Victorian Cuban mahogany carved balloon back dining chairs, circa 1850. The chairs feature an attractive “balloon” shaped back with a floral carved central splat and acanthus leaf carvings to the shoulders of the chairs. The drop-in seats have been newly reupholstered in top quality taupe colour chenille. The seats are firm but comfortable. They stand on elegant ring turned & fluted front legs with sabre legs to the rear.
The chairs were constructed of the best quality mahogany timber available. During this period, England was importing top quality timber from the colonies and tropics. Displaying a beautiful rich deep red mahogany patina, they are of superb quality and very heavy in weight.
The chairs feature a deep rich red mahogany colour. As they boast the original polish, they have a fantastic colour, depth and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning they have received. It is impossible to recreate this colour if the chairs have been re-polished.
These chairs would look would look good anywhere, from a formal room or for everyday use. They would certainly grace any home or office and are a great investment, as they are extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This set of chairs is in excellent original condition. The chairs were constructed of the best quality Cuban mahogany timber available. During this period, England was importing top quality timber from the colonies and tropics. Displaying a beautiful rich deep red mahogany patina, they are of superb quality and very heavy in weight. This set of chairs retains the original polish, which is why the chairs boast such a lovely deep rich red / brown mahogany colour. The drop-in seats have been newly reupholstered in a top quality taupe colour chenille. The upholstery is therefore clean, free from stains or marks. The seat frames and chair joints are also solid. There are no breaks to the backs or legs of any of the chairs. They are solid in joint and ready to be used.
External Height = 90cm or 35½” or 2ft 11½”
External Width = 46.2cm or 18⅛” or 1ft 6⅛”
External Depth = 50cm or 19⅝” or 1ft 7⅝”
Seat Height = 47cm or 18½” or 1ft 6½”
Seat Width = 40.5cm or 16” or 1ft 4”
Seat Depth = 41cm or 16⅛” or 1ft 4⅛”
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Ref. 3 Balloon Chairs 49