Beautiful Antique Aged Leather Gillows Slipper Chair Exceptional Quality & Form With Hand Carved Mahogany Frame 1880


Fabulous quality antique leather slipper chair circa 1880 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 hand carved frame. Original Cope and Collinson ceramic castors with decorative brass inlay surround. Swept rear legs with and turned decorative frame with scroll back. Upholstered in fabulous aged thick English leather with pocket back and sprung base. The perfect bedroom, bathroom statement chair. Inject style into any setting with this design classic.

Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home. Very firm and solid frame. Beautiful colour and patina. A must for any country house dining room/fireside/living room/kitchen. Excellent order for age.

34” height to back, 16” seat height, 22” wide, overall front to back depth 30” inches.


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.