|Dimensions:||Height: 82cm (32 1/4") Width arm to arm: 53.5cm (21") Seat Height: 46cm (18")|
|Date:||Late 19th Century 1860 - 1900|
|Date Description:||Hamptons Ebonised Open Armchair|
|Country of Origin:||England|
Regency style open armchair by the London furniture makers, Hamptons & Sons. The ebonised frame has a strong design, with a scroll back top bar and oval caned back. The caning, in a radiating pattern, is beautifully executed and original. Carved arm supports flow into subtly tapered ring-turned front legs. Original painted surface decoration throughout the chair is generally worn, except for the front of the seat and some gilded line detail. The drop-in seat is upholstered in a worn velvet. A makers plaque reads:" Hamptons, Pall Mall East, SW1". Circa 1880.