This is a very good quality antique English mahogany & leather rail-back chaise longue, circa 1880 – 1900 made by R. O. Davies (Complete Home Furnishings) of Porchester Road, London.
• Circa 1880 – 1900
• Period Late Victorian / Edwardian
• Cabinetmaker R. O. Davies – Porchester Road, London
• Provenance England, United Kingdom
• Wood Mahogany
• Original dark brown leather
• Attractive upswept scroll end left-hand arm
• Straight back-rail with carved central splat
• Reeded frame
• Turned legs
• Original brass mug castors
• Seats up to 3 persons
• Excellent quality
• Excellent original condition
• Solid in joint
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This is a very good quality antique English mahogany & leather rail-back chaise longue, circa 1880 – 1900 made by R. O. Davies (Complete Home Furnishings) of Porchester Road, London. Amazingly, this chaise longue still retains its original brown leather upholstery, which is in excellent condition. It is very rare to see chaises of this age, especially in leather, which retains its original upholstery. This chaise has clearly had very little use over its lifetime and has been well looked after.
The frame and turned legs are constructed of solid mahogany terminating in the original turned legs with the original brass & mug castors. The frame features an attractive up-swept carved left hand arm with pretty floral carvings to the arm and reeded frame. The chaise has a straight front. The front fascia is mirrored in the back design with a central floral support splat. The chaise can seat up to 3 persons.
The frame of the chaise lounge features a rich 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 item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the living room or bedroom. This item would certainly grace any home and a great investment, as they are an extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
External height = 79.5cm or 31¼” or 2ft 7¼”
External width = 173cm or 68⅛” or 5ft 8⅛”
External depth = 67cm or 26⅜” or 2ft 2⅜”
Rail height = 68cm or 26¾” or 2ft 2¾”
Seat height = 46cm or 18⅛” or 1ft 6⅛”
Seat width = 136cm or 53½” or 4ft 5½”
Seat depth = 60cm or 23⅝” or 1ft 11⅝”
This chaise is in excellent and original condition. Amazingly, this chaise longue still retains its original brown leather upholstery, which is in an excellent used condition. It is very rare to see chaises of this age with their original leather upholstery still intact! This chaise has clearly had very little use over its lifetime and has been well looked after. The braiding is in excellent condition and is firmly attached to the couch. The horsehair stuffing and springs in the seat are of good tension. The arm and back rail are also firm. The brass & ceramic mug castors are also original. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.