Antique English Edwardian Inlaid Mahogany Ladies Salon Sofa / Couch / Settee (Circa 1900)


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Object Description

This is a fine quality antique Edwardian inlaid mahogany two-seat salon couch, circa 1900, in good condition, which has been newly upholstered.

• Circa: 1900
• Period: Edwardian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Mahogany
• Item: Salon Couch
• Satinwood inlaid backs & legs
• Inlaid fan motif backs
• Silk structured cream & pale gold chenille
• Newly upholstered sprung seat
• Matching braiding
• Hessian webbed underside
• Tapered inlaid legs
• Spade feet
• Good condition
• Stunning polish & patination
• Free delivery to England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy

This is a fine quality antique Edwardian inlaid mahogany two-seat salon couch, circa 1900, in good condition, which has been newly upholstered in the traditional manner. The frame is constructed of solid mahogany; with twin satinwood string inlay and walnut banding and twin pierced central splats, secured by “O” ring pieces below a gothic shaped top section. Fine pediments sit above the pierced splats on the top rail. The back is connected to splayed arms, which are secured by shaped vertical supports. The stuff over sprung seat has been newly upholstered in top quality silk structured cream & pale gold chenille upholstery, displaying a geometric pattern, finished with matching gold braiding. This upholstery would have reflected the original style of upholstery used. The sprung seat is firm but comfortable; you do not sink into the seat. The underside of the seat has been recovered in traditional hessian material. The couch is raised on fine tapering string-inlaid legs, which terminate on spade feet.

The couch features a rich red-brown mahogany colour. As its 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 couch would look superb in any drawing, parlour, living room or hallway. This item would certainly grace any home and are 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 = 95.7cm or 37⅝” or 3ft 1⅝”
External Width = 112.5cm or 44¼” or 3ft 8¼”
External Depth = 52cm or 20½” or 1ft 8½”
Seat Height = 47.5cm or 18¾” or 1ft 6¾”
Seat Width = 105.2cm or 41⅜” or 3ft 5⅜”
Seat Depth = 45.7cm or 18” or 1ft 6”
Arm Height = 67.3cm or 26½” or 2ft 2½”
Back Height = 52cm or 20½” or 1ft 8½”

Free UK Delivery*:
We offer free delivery to mainland England, Wales, and Southern Scotland (anywhere south of Stirling). *We do not offer free delivery to locations north of Stirling in Scotland, Northern Ireland, or any British Islands off the mainland; for example, the Isle of Man, Isle of White and Channel Islands. If you live in one of the areas where we do not offer free delivery, please contact us for a delivery quote before purchasing the item. Delivery will be made by our specialised antique furniture delivery service, or in some cases we will use a courier service for distant deliveries.

Delivery times are usually 1-4 weeks depending on location; we aim to deliver the majority of items within 2 weeks. All items are professionally packaged and fully insured in transit, therefore, we can assure you, your items will be securely protected in transit and arrive safely with you.

Once you have purchased an item, we will contact you by email and/or telephone and provide you with a provisional delivery date, in order for you to confirm if it is suitable for you. Once you have confirmed you can accept delivery on the provisional delivery date, we will book the delivery in with our shippers and it then becomes a confirmed delivery date.

We will also provide you with our shippers’ contact details, in case you need to contact the driver on the day of delivery. It’s helpful if you can provide us with both the landline and mobile telephone number, in case the driver cannot reach you on one of the numbers on the day of delivery, they can contact you on your alternative number.

In order to be able to offer you free delivery, it is based on a 1-man delivery only. For any large items that require 2 people to lift the item, we ask that you are available at the time of delivery to be able to give our shipper a lift off the van and into your house with the item. If you are not able to lift items yourself, we ask that you have someone on hand at the time of delivery to assist our shipper with lifting the item.

Free 14 Days UK Returns & Refunds:
A free 14-day “no quibble” returns policy (from the date you receive the item) is available if you are not happy with this item. We will collect the item free of charge from you (we do not charge a return fee / collection fee). You will be given a full refund as long as the item is returned in the same condition. We will collect returns using our own specialist furniture delivery company. We will not accept returns via a courier service (due to experience of damaged items in transit). This refund policy only applies to deliveries to the UK.

UK Buyer Payment:
For UK buyers, we accept cash on collection or delivery; cheque, credit card, BACS (free bank to bank transfer) or PayPal. Payment is requested within 5 days of the sale. Payment must be cleared before the items are collected or delivered.

International Buyers:
If you live outside the UK and you would like to purchase this item, please contact us before purchasing it, so that we can obtain an accurate shipping quote and delivery lead-time. The shipping quote provided is a global estimate only. The actual shipping cost will vary by country and postcode. Due to the distances and costs involved with shipping outside the UK, a returns policy is therefore not available for international buyers. Before placing your order(s) please make sure this is the item for you. We request payment by bank transfer (we do not accept payment via PayPal, credit or debit cards for international purchases). Payment is requested within 10 days of the purchase. Payment must be cleared before the items are collected or delivered to our shippers. The advertised price of the item does not include the shipping cost, sales tax, import duty or custom fees.

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About the Seller:
This item is being sold by Yola Gray Antiques who is an accredited member of LAPADA (the UK’s largest Trade Association of Professional Art and Antique Dealers) and CINOA. CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations. All LAPADA & CINOA members abide by their strict code of practice by adhering to reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity.

Yola Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 40 years. Yola Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yola Gray also provides a variety of fine English Antique Furniture, Art and Fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield.

Please visit the Yola Gray website at for further items and information.

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Object Condition

The couch is in good condition having been newly reupholstered in the traditional manner. Therefore, the upholstery is new and free from damage, rips, and marks or fading. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the frame but nothing significant considering the age of the item. There is no missing inlay to the frames. The frames and arms are solid and in good condition with no loose movements. The couch sits firm on the ground and does not wobble. As the couch boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic rich colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. This item is well constructed, solid in joint and ready to use.

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Dealer Location

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Organsdale Farm
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