Antique Nursing Chair, English Walnut, Needlepoint Tapestry Victorian Circa 1840

Antique Nursing Chair, English Walnut, Needlepoint Tapestry Victorian Circa 1840

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Hele, United Kingdom
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This is an antique nursing chair in English walnut and needlepoint tapestry dating to the early Victorian period, circa 1840.

Superior quality and solid walnut frame displaying good colour
Well proportioned with desirable aged patina
Traditionally stuffed offering a comfortable seat

Raised on carved cabriole legs decorated with 'C' scrolls and reeding
Elaborate scrolled toes over solid brass castors
Sinuous edge detailing runs seamlessly into seat rail decoration
Swept and shaped rear legs

Carved brackets run back into dished backrest with humped cresting rail
The drop-in seat pad and backrest covered in a needlepoint tapestry
Florally decorated in muted earthy tones
Shabby appeal as is or would welcome recovering

A good, solid example with aged appeal or bags of potential, depending upon your viewpoint. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

Max Width: 57cm (22.5'')
Max Depth: 61cm (24'')
Max Height: 104cm (41'')

Seat Width: 48cm (19'')
Seat Depth: 48cm (19'')
Seat Height: 43cm (17'')

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Our Ref: A0347


W57.0 x H104.0 x D61.0 cm



Wear condition


Date of manufacture


Place of origin

United Kingdom




19th Century




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