• Item: Gentlemen’s Spoonback
• Circa: 1860
• Period: Mid Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid mahogany
• Stunning quality carved & moulded frame
• Charcoal linen upholstery
• Deep buttoned back
• Black braiding
• Scroll arms
• Sprung seat
• Serpentine frame
• Carved cabriole legs
• Splayed legs to rear
• Extremely comfortable
• Original polish & patination
• Extremely comfortable
• Good condition
• Free delivery to England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns
Here is a fine quality antique Victorian Gentlemen’s spoonback upholstered armchair, circa 1860, in good condition. The armchair boasts a stunning quality carved & moulded mahogany frame, with a reclining “spoon” shaped back, upholstered scroll end carved arms, set above a serpentine shaped moulded front rail. The apron is decorated with a finely carved floral cartouche and armchair is raised on moulded cabriole legs, with scroll toes to the front and splayed legs to the rear. The quality of the timber and carvings to this armchair frame is second to none compared to similar chairs on the market today, which is why it is a heavy chair. The chair is upholstered with a charcoal colour linen fabric, with black braiding. The back benefits from deep-buttoned design, and seat incorporates a sprung base, which is firm but extremely comfortable to sit on.
This item would look superb 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. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
The chair features a rich 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.
External Height = 99.6cm or 39¼” or 3ft 3¼”
External Width = 72cm or 28⅜” or 2ft 4⅜”
External Depth = 94cm or 37” or 3ft 1”
Back Height = 61.5cm or 24¼” or 2ft ¼”
Arm Height = 56.5cm or 22¼” or 1ft 10¼”
Seat Height = 41.5cm or 16⅜” or 1ft 4⅜”
Seat Width = 50cm or 19⅝” or 1ft 7⅝”
Seat Depth = 50cm or 19⅝” or 1ft 7⅝”
This chair is in good original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the mahogany frame but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The upholstery is clean and free from any marks or damage. The braid is intact and in very good condition. The seat is well sprung and does not sag. 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 chair is solid in joint and ready to use.
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Ref: Spoonback 4