This pair of chairs came from one of the furniture makers that fed the vogue for Japanese-style bamboo furniture in the late 19th century. Due to their lightness, not many pieces have survived, so a pair of chairs in such good condition is quite rare. They are re-upholstered in a fabric that is sympathetic to the period and style. Circa 1890
A late 19th century open armchair, upholstered back and seat. The fine and decoratively carved mahogany frame, with cabriole legs, is painted black. The upholstery is woven to look like tapestry, and is finished with close brass studding. Probably of Continental origin, the chair is in "as found" condition. The frame is firm and strong. The painted surface is chipped and worn with age. The upholstery is frayed on the seat and arm pads. This antique armchair has beautiful form and proportions. Circa 1880
Original stool from Queen Elizabeth's Coronation at Westminster Abbey on 2nd June 1953. It is made of limed oak and sits on square chamfered legs. The underside is branded 'ER Coronation'. Makers name 'Glenister Wycombe'. It is upholstered with its original red velvet fabric with red embroidered edging. Very good condition commensurate with age and use.Approximate Measurements: Height : 19" (48cm)Width : 18" (46cm)Depth : 12" (32cm)
The fire light catching the warmth of copper and brown leather makes this a very attractive Club Fender. Classic square columns are softened by curlicues and a simple sweeping middle section. The upholstered seat is the original, horse-hair and leather. Circa 1900
A superb set of 6 giltwood dining chairs from the late 18th century. Reputed to have come from Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, via a Sotheby's sale in the second half of the 20th century, the chairs are in wonderful condition. The frames are carved in the Classical style with vine leaves, grapes, flowers, and friezes, all finished with gesso, gilding and paint. Even the back legs are carved and gilded, a sign of the finest quality. The sprung seats and backs are upholstered, and provide very comfortable seating. Despite their age, they are sturdy and firm, and have obviously had a very good life. Circa 1790
The Tan Sad Chair Co., London, produced these chairs for the busy factories of the 1930s. Made of tubular metal, the seat revolves through 360 degrees, and the back rest adjusts in height. The sturdy base incorporates a circular foot rest for further comfort of use. It is in very good condition, the original green finish showing typical wear for the age. The seat and back is upholstered with hard wearing rexine. The seat has been recovered at some time in a rich tan, which works well with the original green back, and has 2 small punctures to the fabric (see photograph). The chair is in excellent working order. Circa 1930
Mid 19th century mahogany and leather upholstered Gillow & Co Desk Chair. It has a bold shape, with fine carved cabriole front legs raised on casters. The 2 back legs are stamped "Gillow & Co" The black leather upholstery is beautifully stitched, and incorporates a lumbar pad for comfort. The back has a recessed hand hold at the top. This chair is well designed and executed. The leather is cracking on the seat, but it still has plenty of life left, and lots of character. Circa 1840
This 18th century open Corner Armchair celebrates the glow of walnut. With Hepplewhite shaped and pierced splats, and an upholstered drop in seat, it is a smart country chair. The 3-piece bowed back gives it the comfort of the well known Captain/Smokers bow chairs of the 18th/19th centuries. In lovely condition, the colour and surface of this antique walnut chair is most attractive. Circa 1780.
A large bespoke vintage club fender. The substantial brass frame has square tubular rails and is firm and strong. The buttoned leather upholstered seat is in immaculate condition. Made approximately 40 years ago.
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.
An early 19th century rectangular ottoman. Mahogany base and bun feet support the upholstered box, which sweeps upwards with concave shaped sides. A modern corduroy keeps this piece very current. Circa 1820
A pair of mid 20th century upholstered wing armchairs. The sturdy frame of beechwood is fashioned with shapely wings and curves to the back. The chairs have been re-upholstered in brown corduroy, with feather filled seat cushions. They can be sold separately. Circa 1930s
Fine satinwood furniture from the Georgian period continued to be made by the best furniture makers of the Victorian era. This beautiful upholstered seat is such a piece. The double lyre carved back is painted in a classical manner, with a greek/Roman helmet, grapes and foliage. Floral wreaths continue the decoration on the back, arms and legs. The painted surface is in superb condition, as is the structure of the chair. It is re-upholstered and ready to add a touch of elegance to any room. Circa 1860
A Walnut Aesthetic style revolving and adjustable Desk Chair.The chair is supported by four sturdy legs and swivels to adjust the height .It has been reupholstered in the past Overall good used condition .