Antique Velvet Library Fireside Armchair Circa 1840


A beautiful antique velvet red/rouge  library/fireside arm chair. Ceramic castors and stamped rear feet confirming a chair of superior quality likely to emanate from one of the major retailers such as Howard & Sons, Shoolbred & Co,Hamptons or Cowtan & Son. Exceptionally comfortable with sprung base and wide seat area. Beautifully turned front legs with inset ceramic and brass castors. Rear leg number stamped. The chair has a definite Howard & Sons look to the style/shape. Condition is fair for a chair of this age. The velvet is in good order for age.  All in all a fabulous example dating from circa 1840. Full height 90cm full width 73cm full depth 80cm.

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.