• Circa: 1840
• Period: William IV
• Provenance: England
• Wood: Rosewood
• Attractive upswept right-hand arm
• Cream & pale gold silk damask upholstery
• Newly re-upholstered
• Sprung stuff-over seat design
• Bolster arm cushion
• Sweeping shaped backrest
• Carved fascia
• Floral motifs
• Moulded reeded frieze
• Carved tulip legs
• Replacement brass castors
• Lovely colour & patination
• Excellent condition
• Good quality carvings
• Solid in joint
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Here is a fine quality and elegant antique English William IV rosewood chaise longue, circa 1840, in excellent condition. The chaise features (when facing) a right-hand raised sweeping upholstered arm. The moulded back frame sweeps down and terminates at the base of the comfortably sprung stuff-over seat. The chaise boasts a carved fascia to the front arm with a reeded mould to the frame. The chaise has been newly upholstered with a top quality cream & pale gold silk damask upholstery, interspersed with a diamond pattern incorporating floral centres. The upholstery is finished with hand tacked brass studwork and comes with a lovely bolster cushion, finished with ruched button ends. The chaise stands on its original baluster tulip shaped legs and features top quality replacement brass castors. The up-swept arm and backrest are solid in joint.
This chaise features a rich dark brown rosewood 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. It is impossible to re-create this colour if it has been re-polished.
External height = 94.7cm or 37¼” or 3ft 1¼”
External width = 183cm or 72” or 6ft
External depth = 61.5cm or 24¼” or 2ft ¼”
Seat height = 46cm or 18” or 1ft 6”
Seat width = 158cm or 60” or 5ft 2¼”
Seat depth = 51cm or 20” or 1ft 8”
The chaise longue frame is in excellent condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the rosewood frame but nothing significant considering the age of the item. There are no missing carvings or mouldings to the frame. The chaise has been newly upholstered with a top quality cream & pale gold silk damask upholstery, interspersed with a diamond pattern incorporating floral centres. Therefore, the upholstery is in excellent clean condition. The chaise stands on its original rosewood legs, with the top quality replacement brass castors. 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. The chaise longue is well constructed, solid in joint and ready to use.
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Ref. Chaise 32