Early 19th Century Empire Mahogany Reclining Wing Back Armchair


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Object Description

An unusual French mahogany reclining wing back armchair of high proportions, late Empire.

French, circa 1820.

Of elegant proportions, having an unusually high reclining winged mahogany back. The stuff-over seat between padded armrest with reeding and foliate carvings to the fronts, raised on splayed legs united with an H-frame stretcher. Each arm having a metal ratcheted catch and a hinged back allowing this armchair to recline to various positions of comfort.

Previously covered in a very Fine quality horse hair fabric, (which looks very possibly to be a John Boyd horse hair fabric) with an individual brass nailed finish.

Fine quality and rare early 19th Century reclining armchair.

Width 27 inches – 68cm
Height 50 1/4 inches – 127cm
Depth 27 inches – 68cm
Seat height 40cm
Seat depth 53cm

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By appointment only.

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+44 (0)1438 869 819

Dealer Location

Benington, Hertfordshire, UK

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