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early c19th george iv period mahogany framed gentlemans bergere library or desk armchair of rare form
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SA438768

Early C19th George IV period mahogany framed gentlemans bergere library or desk armchair of rare form .

Price

£1,600 | $2,130 USD | €1,813 EUR
Item Number: SA438768
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: in stock
Seller: M Lees and Sons (on Sellingantiques since 26 February 2013)

Description

Early C19th George IV period mahogany framed gentlemans bergere library or desk armchair of rare form .
Unusual mahogany library chair mounted upon an integral shaped mahogany platform fitted with large spoked brass castors to ease movement and mobility . Undoubtedly a bespoke piece of ingenious early C19th design , allowing easy movement of the chair whilst remaining seated to move around a library or office.
The shaped-back mahogany framed armchair with scroll arms above reeded tapering front legs with a moulded front seat-rail. The shaped flat platform beneath allowing for transportation or storage of books or files. The 4 large brass castors of substantial scale and proportion with gilded brass spoke wheels. The bergere cane-work all original and complete.
In excellent original condition . The timber of good rich colour and patina . An open joint caused by natural shrinkage to rear quarter of the platform .The cane-work in perfect and original condition and the whole  ...show more description

Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.

Dimensions

Height = 102 cm (40")
Width = 56 cm (22")
Depth = 66 cm (26")

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M Lees and Sons

Tower House
1 Castle Place
Severn St
Worcester
WR1 2NB
United Kingdom
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www.leesantiquesworcester.com

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