Antique Desk Chairs and Antique Library Chairs

Our antique desk chairs and library chairs are sympathetically restored to maintain their value and integrity.
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Antique Mahogany Bergere Library Armchair
A good quality Regency style mahogany framed armchair with square section back rest and reeded arms. This handsome antique library chair stands on tapering square section front legs with the original brass and ceramic castors.
There is minor damage to the casework back but all other casework is in good condition.
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN800
Price: £1,175
 
Antique Mahogany Pillows Style Stool
A good quality antique stool made by the cabinet makers Waring and Gillows in the Chippendale style. The solid mahogany frame has a carved border of scrolls and leaves and stands on bold cabriole legs with similar carving to the knees.
Date: circa 1910
Reference: SN621
Price: £495
Antique Gillows Oak and Leather Desk Chair
This large oak and old tan leather upholstered desk armchair is stamped “Gillow” twice to the seat rails. It has an oval studded and padded leather back surrounded by the moulded oak frame. The scrolling arms have baluster turned supports and the shaped padded seat has a bow front and serpentine sides.
Date:circa 1840
Reference: SN773
SOLD
Antique William 1V Mahogany Desk Chair
A good quality antique William 1V desk chair or open armchair constructed with well-figured mahogany. This handsome chair has a curved and carved back support and deeply curved scrolling arms with a replacement hide seat in crimson leather.
Date: circa 1835
Reference: SN743
Price: £845
Antique Pair of Portuguese High Back Chairs
A very rare pair of 18th century chairs in fabulous original condition with no sign of damage or repairs. The chairs are of high quality made with with true artistic merit and beautiful timbers. They are made from padouk wood, a very dense and heavy Asian hardwood similar in appearance to mahogany and rosewood and they have a lovely glowing patina.
Date: circa 1780
Reference: SN759
Price:  £2,450
Pair Antique Desk Chairs
This very good quality pair of antique armchairs would make an ideal pair of desk chairs for a partners desk. The chairs are made from good quality mahogany timbers and have kidney-shaped backs with a curved back rail and generous scrolling arms.
Date: circa 1840
Reference: SN730
Price: £1,250
Pair Antique Desk Chairs
A very good quality pair of antique George 1V open armchairs or desk chairs made from well-figured mahogany timbers. The chairs have a carved central splat with generous scrolling arms and padded drop-in seats recently upholstered in burgundy hide.
Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN691
SOLD
 
Antique Satinwood Open Armchair or Desk Chair
This beautiful fine quality antique armchair is made from satinwood* inlaid into mahogany.
A great deal of skill and care has been employed in the manufacture of this lovely chair designed in the Georgian style of the late 18th century.
Date: circa 1890
Reference: SN677
SOLD
Antique Rosewood and Leather William 1V Stool
A good quality antique rosewood
stool in good original condition and a rare survivor from the early 19th century with no breaks or old repairs. The stool has been made to the highest standard from top quality timbers and has the original finish.
Date: circa 1835
Reference: SN713
SOLD
This is a very capacious and comfortable antique armchair that could be used as a desk chair. It is made from the best quality mahogany and is traditionally referred to as a squires chair
The chair is designed in the George 11 style of the mid 18th century with very nice carved decoration to the shaped back, arms and cabriolet legs.
Date: circa 1890
Reference: SN758
SOLD
Pair of Antique Chippendale Style Armchairs
A pair of antique mahogany armchairs made from good quality timbers in the 'Chippendale style' of the mid-18th century. They are very comfortable, being a large size with carved shaped backs with intricately hand carved central splats.
Date: circa 1890
Reference: SN625
SOLD
This beautifully proportioned, very good quality, William 1V desk chair is made from beautifully figured mahogany timbers. It is a well proportioned chair with a curved back support and deep,  scrolling arms.It has a drop-in padded  seat which has recently been upholstered in black hide.
 
Date: circa 1835
Reference: SN761
SOLD
antique swivel seat desk chair by Alex Grant and Son
A good quality antique swivel seat desk chair made by the Liverpool manufacturer Alex Grant and Son. The original label is still on the underside of the chair.
This attractive chair has a horse-shoe shaped back with broad arms and a shaped central back splat.
Date: circa 1850
Reference: SN738
SOLD
Antique Satinwood Armchair
A very good quality upholstered armchair with an intricately carved frame made from satinwood.
The timber is very good quality very dense and the carving, therefore, is lovely and crisp and finely executed.
Date: circa 1890
Reference: SN624
SOLD
Antique Georgian Mahogany Desk Chair with Leather Seat
This very attractive antique mahogany Georgian desk chair has a generous horseshoe shaped back in solid mahogany. The back has a 'swept' backrest, scrolling arms and carved detail to the sides of the seat. It has a padded seat upholstered in an antique brown leather hide with brass studded borders.
Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN763
SOLD
 

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