An Early 19th Century Mahogany Desk Chair


An early 19th century desk chair in mahogany.

An early 19th century desk chair in mahogany, the deep lightly concave backrest with boxwood stringing and with downswept arms with scrolling ends on S supports to the generous drop in seat on turned supports to the front and sabre legs at the back. Scandinavian, probably Danish, circa 1830. Height to midway down the arms: 61 cm.
Condition: Excellent; the chair is robust and solid and remarkably comfortable to sit on. The arms are relatively low and the chair could fit partway under a desk. The seat was recently recovered and the material is in good condition.

Height = 87 cm (34.3″)
Width = 55 cm (21.7″)
Depth = 45 cm (17.7″)