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 benefitting from light use.
H (back) 40"
H (seat) 17"
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years ,M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Internal Ref: ML 1611 ...show less description
Height = 102 cm (40")
Width = 56 cm (22")
Depth = 66 cm (26")
Date of Manufacture
This antique was produced in the 19th Century (1801 - 1900).