Early 19th Century Empire Mahogany Reclining Wing Back Armchair
REF: 2699 / LA315750
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. Dimensions Width 27 inches - 68cm Height 50 1/4 inches - 127cm Depth 27 inches - 68cm Seat height 40cm Seat depth 53cm
Loveday Antiques has clarified that the Early 19th Century Empire Mahogany Reclining Wing Back Armchair (LA315750) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1820
A fine quality and rare early 19th Century reclining armchair.
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