This exceptional quality slipper chair dates from 1860 and is synonymous with Gillows design embracing the new “moden” Aesthetic Movement in Britain that aimed to escape the ugliness and materialism of the Industrial Age, by focusing instead on producing furniture and art that was beautiful and expressive reflecting the change in times.
Furniture of this quality and provenance is a rare find. A real statement piece of furniture. Fabulous form with swept back rest and mahogany turned reeded legs. Original Cope and Collinson ceramic castors with decorative brass inlay surround. Swept rear legs with and turned decorative frame with scroll back. Upholstered in pretty pink damask pattern. The perfect bedroom, bathroom statement chair. Inject style into any setting with this design classic.
20” wide at the front, depth front to back 27”, height at front 12.5”, 30” at the back.
As a genuine vintage/antique 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.