This is a fine quality English antique Victorian solid mahogany carved balloon back chair, circa 1860, which has been newly upholstered and polished, to a professional standard, in excellent condition.
• Item: Occasional Chair
• Circa: 1860
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, United Kingdom
• Style: Balloon Back
• Quantity: 1
• Wood: Solid mahogany
• Curved horizontal carved splat
• Moulded front rail
• Ring turned front legs
• Turned stretchers
• Sabre rear legs
• Bolt back design
• Stuff-over seat
• Newly upholstered
• Pale gold structured satin brocade
• Floral diamond pattern design
• Lovely colour & patination
• Excellent condition
• Solid in joint
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
This is a fine quality English antique Victorian solid mahogany carved balloon back chair, circa 1860, which has been newly upholstered and polished, to a professional standard, in excellent condition. Ideal for use as an occasional chair in either the dining room, office or library. The chair is designed with an attractive “balloon” shaped decoratively carved back, and a shaped central horizontal carved splat. The chair incorporates a generous stuff-over seat which has been newly upholstered, to a professional standard, in top quality pale gold structured satin brocade, interspersed with a floral diamond pattern design, finished with matching braiding. The chair frame, which has been French polished, to a professional standard in our workshop. The chair stands on sturdy ring turned front legs and rear sabre legs. If you do not like the colour/style of the upholstery, we can recover the seat in a fabric of your choice. If you would like the seat recovered, please contact us for a quote.
The chair features a rich red and brown mahogany colour. As it boasts the original polish, they have a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This Victorian occasional chair would look would look good anywhere, from a formal room or for everyday use. It would certainly grace any home or office and is a great investment, as it is extremely functional. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
External Height = 87cm or 34¼” or 3ft 1¼”
External Width = 48.5cm or 19⅛” or 1ft 7⅛”
External Depth = 56.5cm or 22¼” or 1ft 10¼”
Seat Height = 50cm or 19¾” or 1ft 7¾”
Seat Width = 48.5cm or 19⅛” or 1ft 7⅛”
Seat Depth = 45cm or 17¾” or 1ft 5¾”
Back Height = 39.7cm or 15⅝” or 1ft 3⅝”
The price for this item is £425, which includes free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland* and free 14-day returns.
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.
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 www.yolagray.com for further items and information.