Antique Edwardian Mahogany Inlaid Armchair C.1900

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A late 19th century walnut revolving desk chair, with shell carved shield back and shepherd crook arms and saddle seat, on cabriole legs and pad feet 95 x 51cm (37 x 20in) There are scuff marks to the back due to revolving against another surface

This is antique Edwardian mahogany armchair circa 1900 in date.
It is made of very high quality solid mahogany and is profusely inlaid with rosewood and other exotic veneers.

The chair is upholster in a tapestry with floral motifs.

It is a lovely piece which will enhance any interiors.

Condition:

In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 96 x Width 54 x Depth 51

Dimensions in inches:

Height 3 feet, 2 inches x Width 1 foot, 9 inches x Depth 1 foot, 8 inches

Mahogany
is probably one of the largest 'families' of hardwood, having many different varieties within its own species.

Mahogany has been used for centuries in ship building, house building, furniture making etc and is the core structure of just about every 19th century vanity box, dressing case or jewellery box. It became more of a Victorian trend to dress Mahogany with these decorative veneers, such as Rosewood, Kingwood, Burr Walnut and Coromandel, so that the actual Mahogany was almost hidden from view.

Mahogany itself is a rich reddish brown wood that can range from being plain in appearance to something that is so vibrant, figured and almost three dimensional in effect.

Although Mahogany was most often used in its solid form, it also provided some beautifully figured varieties of veneer like 'Flame' Mahogany and 'Fiddleback' Mahogany (named after its preferred use in the manufacture of fine musical instruments).

Rosewood
is a rich warm reddish brown wood that has a distinct grain with dark brown and black outlining. One variety of Rosewood can vary significantly from another even though it is of the same species. These Rosewoods, native of India, South East Asia and Brazil, were dense and awkward to work with. It was renowned for quickly bluntening cutting tools and visibly darkening in colour when over prepared.

The Brazilian species of Rosewood was by far the most beautifully figured and therefore it became the most sought after and rare. This was the wood of choice for the great box makers, David and Thomas Edwards who used it to veneer some of their finest pieces.

Width: 54.0 cm
Height: 96.0 cm
Depth: 51.0 cm

Estimated Time: Less than one week

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Condition: Used

Wear Condition: Excellent

Date of Manufacture: Unknown

Place of Origin:

Period: Early 20th Century

Style: Antique

Listed by: Tino_8f8a

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SKU: 40716275