Here is a good quality antique English Edwardian oak revolving office armchair, featuring a Hillcrest mechanism, circa 1910, in excellent condition.
• Item Revolving office chair
• Circa 1910
• Period Edwardian
• Provenance Leeds, England, UK
• Mechanism Hillcrest, England
• Wood Solid oak
• Curved bowed bar back
• Wrap around arms
• Elegant fan back
• Green leather seat
• Splayed oak legs
• Original castors
• Rotates 360 degrees
• Reclining back action
• Adjustable height
• Very comfortable
• Serviced mechanism
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent condition
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Here is a good quality antique English Edwardian oak revolving office armchair, featuring a Hillcrest mechanism, circa 1910, in excellent condition. The chair features a curved bar back, connected to wrap around arms, supported by an elegant splayed vertical fan back. The chair has been upholstered with top quality full grain green leather padded seat, which has been finished with brass studs to the perimeter. The underside of the seat has been re-webbed in the traditional manner. The chair sits on four splayed oak legs that terminate on the original castors. The chair rotates 360 degrees the seat height can be adjusted by turning a ribbed metal screw on the underside of the chair. The chair is stamped ”Hillcrest, Registered Trademark, W.H.F., England” on the mechanism below the seat. The chair mechanism has been restored and serviced and is in excellent working order. The chair also features a reclining action. The chair is extremely comfortable to sit on as it features a lovely padded seat.
This item features a rich dark golden brown oak 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 in the home, especially the office or study as it so comfortable. This item would certainly grace any home. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
The chair and its mechanism are in excellent working condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The chair has been upholstered with top quality full grain green leather padded seat, which has been finished with brass studs to the perimeter. The underside of the seat has been re-webbed in the traditional manner. The chair mechanism has been serviced and is in excellent condition. The tension of the reclining action can be adjusted by turning the large screw and the chair can be raised or lowered on the central steel thread. The chair features its original castors, which are also in good condition. Importantly, there are no breaks to the back, arms or legs. As the chair boasts its original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
The following information provides dimensions on when the chair height is lowered and also raised to its highest setting using by adjusting the central steel rod
External height (raised) = 90cm or 35½” or 2ft 11½”
External height (lowered) = 83.7cm or 33” or 2ft 9”
External width = 64cm or 25¼” or 2ft 1¼”
External depth = 64cm or 25¼” or 2ft 1¼”
Seat height (raised) = 50.5cm or 19⅞” or 1ft 7⅞”
Seat height (lowered) = 43.5cm or 17⅛” or 1ft 5⅛”
Arm height (from seat) = 23.5cm or 9¼”
Back height (from seat) = 43cm or 17” or 1ft 5”