Antique English Set of Eight Victorian Oak & Upholstered Burgundy Red Leather Carved Boardroom Dining Chairs (Circa 1880)


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Object Description

Here is a stunning set of exhibition quality 8 English antique Victorian oak & burgundy red leather carved dining chairs, circa 1880, with newly upholstered seats, in excellent original condition.

• Circa: 1880
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, United Kingdom
• Quantity: Eight (6 side chairs + 2 armchairs)
• Wood: Solid oak
• Upholstered leather padded back, arms & seats
• Dark burgundy red colour
• Carved pediments
• Turned & carved back supports
• Baluster turned front legs
• Sabre rear legs
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent condition
• Solid in joint
• Ideal for use in a dining room or boardroom
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy

Here is a stunning set of exhibition quality 8 English antique Victorian oak & burgundy red leather carved dining chairs, circa 1880, with newly upholstered seats, in excellent original condition. The set comprises six side chairs and two carver armchairs. The chairs are designed with attractive carved backs, which incorporate a central floral carved pediment to the top, below which is a padded leather panel, supported on either side by turned column supports, boasting floral carvings to the top and bottom, as well as carved floral finials. The armchairs feature carved scroll end arms with padded leather armrests and resting on turned supports. The chairs are upholstered in top quality burgundy red leather, finished with brass studs and traditional webbing to the undersides of the seats. The chairs stand on fluted baluster turned front legs, with sabre legs to the rear. The set of chairs boasts the original polish; therefore, they have a fantastic depth of colour and patination. The chairs would be ideal for use in a dining room or boardroom.

If you do not like the colour/style of the upholstery, we can recover the seats in a fabric of your choice. If you would like the seats recovered, please contact us for a quote.

The chairs feature a rich mid brown oak colour. As they boast the original polish, they have a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning they have received. This rich original colour cannot be re-created if the chairs have been re-polished.

These chairs would look would look good anywhere, from a formal room or for everyday use. They would certainly grace any home or office and are a great investment, as they are extremely functional. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.

Armchair Dimensions:
External Height = 104.5cm or 41⅛” or 3ft 5⅛”
External Width = 65cm or 25⅝” or 2ft 1⅝”
External Depth = 74cm or 29⅛” or 2ft 5⅛”
Seat Height = 50cm or 19⅝” or 1ft 7⅝”
Seat Width (between arms) = 51cm or 20” or 1ft 8”
Seat Width (whole of seat) = 62cm or 24⅜” or 2ft ⅜”
Seat Depth = 53cm or 20⅞” or 1ft 8⅞”
Arm Height = 67.5cm or 26⅝” or 2ft 2⅝”
Back Height = 58cm or 22⅞” or 1ft 10⅞”

Side Chair Dimensions:
External Height = 101.8cm or 40⅛” or 3ft 4⅛”
External Width = 51cm or 20⅛” or 1ft 8⅛”
External Depth = 58.5cm or 23” or 1ft 11”
Seat Height = 49.5cm or 19½” or 1ft 7½”
Seat Width = 50.5cm or 19⅞” or 1ft 7⅞”
Seat Depth = 43.5cm or 17⅛” or 1ft 5⅛”
Back Height = 57.5cm or 22⅝” or 1ft 10⅝”

The price for this item has been reduced from £5,950 to £2,950, including free delivery to England, Wales & Southern Scotland*. This is to clear old stock and is a saving of £3,000!

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

These chairs are in excellent original condition. This is a true set of chairs (they have not been matched together from other sets). Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the chairs, but nothing significant considering the age of them. The leather upholstery is also in good condition. If you do not like the colour/style of the upholstery, we can recover the seats in a material of your choice. If you would like the seats recovered, please contact us for a quote. The chairs boast the original polish; therefore, they boast a fantastic patination and colour, which cannot be recreated if the chairs were re-polished. The chair frames and joints are all in good condition, solid in joint with no breaks and are ready to be used.

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