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Early 19th Century Empire Mahogany Reclining Wing Back Armchair #2699

An unusual French mahogany reclining wing back armchair of high proportions, late Empire.

French, Circa 1820.


Of elegant proportions, having an unusually high reclining winged mahogany back. The stuff-over seat between padded armrest with reeding and foliate carvings to the fronts, raised on splayed legs united with an H-frame stretcher. Each arm having a metal ratcheted catch and a hinged back allowing this armchair to recline to various positions of comfort.

Previously covered in a very fine quality horse hair fabric, (which looks very possibly to be a John Boyd horse hair fabric) with an individual brass nailed finish.

A fine quality and rare early 19th Century reclining armchair.


Seat Height 40cm

Seat Depth 53cm

Width: 27 inches - 68cm
Height: 50 1/4 inches - 127cm
Depth: 27 inches - 68cm

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