early c19th george iv period mahogany desk armchair of substantial proportions in the manner of gillows of lancaster

Early C19th George IV period mahogany desk armchair of substantial proportions in the manner of Gillows of Lancaster.


Price

£600
| $799 USD | €680 EUR


Item Number

ML 1706

Description

Early C19th George IV period mahogany desk armchair of substantial proportions in the manner of Gillows of Lancaster.
Fine quality carved mahogany open scroll-arm desk chair of bold scale. Raised on reeded fore-legs with an ogee section moulded seat rail . The seat cushion pad is attached by webbing through to the seat frame , old replaced serviceable neutral upholstery .
The shaped top rail of deeply swept flattened profile with stylised carved classical floral anthemion type detail . The top rail and central lumbar bar each with a central carved vacant tablet .The scroll arms with deep carved reeded decoration.
In good sound and sturdy 'Country-House' condition , with no breaks and only minor historic repairs to applied moulding on seat rails .Some fading to the original polished finish with some variation of colour and minor shrinkage to the ogee-moulded sections of the side seat rails .
Useful , practical and decorative armchair ideal for use with a desk in an office or library.
Designed to a well-known Gillows design and pattern and though not marked , the quality of the timber and construction, almost certainly point to an attribution for the reknown Lancaster and London cabinet-making firm .
H (back)42"
H (seat) 19"
W 23"
D 19"
England c .1825
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 .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
www.leesantiquesworcester.com.
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1706


Dimensions

Height = 107 cm (42")
Width = 56 cm (22")
Depth = 48 cm (19")



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