Beautiful Early Antique French Napoleon “Carpet” Armchair Covered With Original Geometric Malayer Persian Silks Circa 1840


An absolutely gorgeous early antique French Napoleon Armchair covered in original geometric Persian Malayer silk “carpet” dating from 1840 this fabulous example/statement chair has the Country House look and will inject style and substance into any interior.

Beautiful ebonised turned feet and original velvet upholstery to sides/rear confirm a chair of substance. All original a rare find.

Ready to be used & admired for another 100 years plus. Solid frame and very comfortable. A beautiful statement chair. Scrolled arms, large splayed back, large comfortable seat area.

Malayer Persian rugs are very sought after and retail around £5,000 plus for good examples. To find an example on a “carpet” chair is rare and to be in good condition for age is a miracle given the age.

Full Height To Rear 90cm

Full Width 77cm

Seat Width 53cm

Seat Depth 50cm

Height To Seat 34cm

As a genuine antique / vintage item there is wear and use commensurate with age.  Some wooden products may have signs of historic woodworm. As a precaution we apply a clear triple action woodworm treatment that also kills wet rot, dry rot and woodworm. Please look at all the images carefully and ask any questions pre purchase as we do not unfortunately offer refunds due to the size and shipping costs of our antiques/items.  All our items are available on line at Search & Rescued and other online stores.