1800s BALLOON BACK Mahogany CHAIR original leather STRAW HORSE HAIR Scotland
… in from Scotland - ideal for a foyer or lonely corner ...
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• what a fantastic all original antique chair & rare to find one that has not been re-upholstered • solid hand carved mahogany with just the best frontal feet & carved legs • slightly splayed & curved rear legs • original leather seat & back is also, done in the leather (usually, the backs are open) • leather is aged with appropriate crackling • wonderful red is showing through the dark chocolate brown – so charming! • seat is stuffed with horse hair or perhaps, straw – which was a common thing to use 200 years ago • one can see a little burlap at the underside corners, a type of canvas and a heavy most likely cotton wide webbing • seat attaches w/ built in dowel • mahogany is a beautiful rich colour & in wonderful condition • measures: 34”H (floor to top of back) x 19”W (widest point of seat) x 18 ½”H (from floor to top of seat) • $145.00
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