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Pair of Victorian Balloon Back Chairs by Gillows (1 of 13)
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Pair of Victorian Balloon Back Chairs by Gillows

REF: LA402100
£350
€408
$429
Certified DealerApproved listing1740 sales by dealer
Certified DealerApproved listing1740 sales by dealer
Description
A magnificent pair of antique Victorian Gillows mahogany balloon back chairs Stamped Gillow to seat rails and dating from circa 1850. Interestingly the inside of the legs are also stamped with initials and the inner seat rail of one chair appears to be signed in pencil. Each chair has a balloon back, the top rail elegantly carved with acanthus leaf and the back cross stretcher scroll carved, they stand on splayed back legs and have beautifully turned front legs. They have been newly recovered over the existing horsehair upholstery which is in good condition. The mahogany has aged to a rich shade with a striking grain and good patina. Construction/Wood: Mahogany

measurements

Height:
87 cm
Width:
49 cm
Depth:
53 cm
Height to Seat 46cm

declaration

Antique Furniture Direct has clarified that the Pair of Victorian Balloon Back Chairs by Gillows (LA402100) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1850

condition

Solid and sturdy and newly reupholstered. Good original patina. Newly recovered over the existing horsehair upholstery which is in good condition. General wear and marks commensurate with age. Some old worm holes to the underneath of the seat rails. One chair has a split to the upright of the back splat which is solid.

additional info

Material:
Date of Manufacture:
c.1850

delivery

£35 via courier to Mainland England / £50 to Mainland Scotland & Wales. Additional items in same purchase with free delivery (Mainland England only).

location

This Pair of Victorian Balloon Back Chairs by Gillows is located in Leeds, UK

Dealer Information:

Antique Furniture Direct

Leeds, UK

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