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Title  Rare Art Deco armchair of grand proportions Austrian carved walnut  Vienna circa 1910

Description

 Rare Art Deco armchair of grand proportions Austrian carved walnut  Vienna circa 1910.

The fan shaped backrest is well upholstered with roll over scroll top . The solid walnut frame flanks the back with stylised secessionist  floral carving.

Two grand armrests curl away from the back and join the Art Deco column fronts.

A generous sized seat made extra comfortable with springs is upholstered in neutral coloured fabric.

 

 

Vienna Austria Circa 1910

 

Overall dimensions

Height 102cm

Width 66cm

Depth 75cm

Seat height 45cm

  

 
Price AUD $ 850


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Title  Antique giltwood Louis XV window seat stool carved wood frame painted and gilt rococo style

Description

Antique giltwood Louis XV window seat stool carved wood frame painted and gilt rococo style

 

Good strudy frame. Vintage upholstery with springs seat. Would suit reupholstery in your favourite fabric perhaps even ....leopard skin velvet?

 

French circa 1950 in the 18th century Louis XV style.

 

Overall dimensions

Height 56cm

Width 74cm

Depth 34cm

Seat height : 47cm

 

 

  

 
Price AUD $ 695


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Title  Antique giltwood Louis XVI stool oval shape carved wood frame

Description

Antique giltwood Louis XVI stool oval shape carved wood frame .

The oval padded top with striped silk upholstery raised on a carved sturdy frame in gold leafed beechwood. The oval shape raised on turned and fluted neoclassical legs with carved apron  in the late 18th century style.. 

Good strudy frame.

Good original upholstery with webbed support.

 

French circa 1920 in the 18th century Louis XVI style.

 

Overall dimensions

Height 39cm

Width 61cm

Depth 48cm

 

  

 
Price AUD $ 685


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Title  Pair of painted and gilt music room chairs with floral painted design and sage seats Napoleon III 1850

Description

 Pair of painted and gilt music room chairs with floral painted design and sage seats Napoleon III 1850

 

The shaped backs with gilt linework and floral hand painted grisaille design. A shaped seat with sage coloured striped velvet rests on elegant turned and carved legs with gold leaf highlights and soft grey painted finish.

 

 

French Napoleon III era circa 1850

 

Overall dimensions

Height 80cm

Width 40cm

Depth 47cm

Seat height 45cm

  

 
Price AUD $ 675 the pair


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Title  A Scandinavian dining chair in white painted solid birch mid century 1950 original Danish

Description

A Scandinavian dining chair in Danish light grey painted solid birch or beech  mid 20th century .

The spindle shaped back with scroll back rest

The serpentine shaped seat  raised on four turned birch or beech legs all very nice and sturdy. This is an ideal study or desk chair.

 

This provincial style has been simplified to a more modern aesthetic of the mid 20th century Danish era.

 

The 18th century Gustavian style blended the neoclassical French and English designs to give a gorgeous and comfortable design with interiors that are bright elegant and timeless.

 

Good strudy frame.

 

Danish circa 1950

 

Overall dimensions

Height 81cm

Width 45cm

Depth 46cm

Seat height 46cm

  

 
Price AUD $ 495


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Title  Set 3 Scandinavian dining chairs in white painted solid birch early 18th century Gustavian style 1960

Description

 Set 3 Scandinavian dining chairs in Swedish light grey painted solid birch  early 20th century Gustavian .

The shield shaped back with shell back splat with floral scrolls.

The serpentine shaped drop in seat upholstered in vintage Regency stripe fabric.

Raised on carved and turned flutes legs of French Louis XVI design.

The 18th century Gustavian style blended the neoclassical French and English designs to give a gorgeous and comfortable design with interiors that are bright colours and elegant.

The drop in seats are upholstered and can easily be recovered in you favourite fabric. Just lift out the seat , wrap your favourite material around and pin from underneath into the wooden frame then insert the seat back into the painted birch frames.

 

Scandinavian circa 1960

 

Overall dimensions

Height 93cm

Width 48cm

Depth 52cm

Seat height 47cm

  

 
Price AUD $ 695 the set of three


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Title  Set 6 Scandinavian dining chairs in white painted solid birch  early 20th century Gustavian

Description

 Set 6 Scandinavian dining chairs in white painted solid birch early 18th century Gustavian style dating from early 20th century Sweden.

The shield shaped back with carved back splat with acanthus scrolls.

The serpentine shaped drop in seat upholstered in vintage Liberty cotton fabric.

 

Raised on carved and turned flutes legs of 18th century French Louis XVI style.

The antique Gustavian style blended French and English designs to give a gorgeous and comfortable interior with bright colours and elegant designs.

The drop in seats are upholstered and can easily be recovered in you favourite fabric. Just lift out the seat, wrap your fabric around it and pin underneath into the wooden frame then insert the seat back into the painted birch frames.

 

Scandinavian circa 1940

 

Overall dimensions

Height 92cm

Width 47cm

Depth 52cm

Seat height 45cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $ 935 the set


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Title  Antique set 4 Directoire chairs solid mahogany vintage stripe upholstery rosewood inlaid circa 1795

Description

  Antique set 4 Directoire chairs solid mahogany vintage stripe upholstery rosewood inlaid circa 1795

 The elegant Shaker style simplicity of these chairs is refined and sophisticated. The shaped back with 3 back back splats all inlaid with rosewood and satinwood stringing. Raised on taper legs with stretchers all inlaid.

Pegged construction to legs in the traditional 18th century manner.

 

Upholstered in vintage striped fabric with minor blemished and surface  with minor discolouration in blond woven horsehair but no tears and for modern living height of 46cm .

In original condition with gorgeous l french polished patina finish.

   

French  circa 1795

 

Overall dimensions

Height 81cm

Width 48cm

Depth 47cm

Seat height 45cm

 

 
Price AUD $ 2295 set of four


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Title  Pair of Regency style armchairs in solid mahogany with reeded carved moldings upholstered seats

Description

Pair of Regency  style armchairs in solid mahogany English mid-century 1950

 

Regency curved solid mahogany back back with carved X frame back splat and reeded sides. These armchairs have an elegant curved backrest for comfort.. Raised on curved reeded front legs and sabre rear legs.

Beautifully upholstered in vintage golden velvet fabric and in suitable seat height for modern living of 50cm .

The seats lift off the frame and can easily be reupholstered in your favourite fabric, just lift off , wrap around and pin the cloth underthe wooden seat frame.

In good strong and sturdy condition.

Original french polished patina finish.

   

English 1950 in the Georgian 1820 era Regency style.

 

Overall dimensions

Height 85cm

Width 53cm

Depth 59cm

Seat height 50cm

 

 
Price AUD $ 975 the pair


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Title  Original Danish mid century armchairsdesk chair in rosewood stained mahogany upholstered seats 1950

Description

 Original Danish mid century armchairsdesk chair in rosewood stained mahogany upholstered seats 1950.

Carved shield back with ornate carved backsplat .

Original french polished patina finish in rosewood colour.  The saddle shaped seat  covered in original vintage woven striped horsehair fabric.

Raised on Georgian taper legs with brass feet.

Nice and sturdy ideal as desk chair for a scandinavian mid-century home.

   

Danish 1950's

 

Overall dimensions

Height 94cm

Width 56cm

Depth 57cm

Seat height 46cm

 

 
Price AUD $ 795 the two


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Title  Antique set 4 Regency chairs solid mahogany drop in seats upholstered in Regency stripe 19th century

Description

 Set of four Regency chairs in solid mahogany English 19th century

 

Regency curved solid mahogany back back with carved back splat and egg and dart carved moldings. These chairs have an elegant curved backrest for comfort.. Raised on sabre front legs and sabre rear legs.

Beautifully upholstered in vintage striped fabric drip in seats and in suitable seat height for modern living of 45cm .

In good strong and sturdy condition with original french polished patina finish.

   

English 19th century

 

Overall dimensions

Height 84cm

Width 45cm

Depth 54cm

Seat height 45cm

 

 
Price AUD $ 995 set of four


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Title  Pair of Regency chairs in solid honduras mahogany   well upholstered seats 19th century

Description

 Pair of Regency chairs in solid honduras mahogany English 19th century

 

Regency curved solid mahogany back back with carved X frame back splat and reeded sides. These chairs have an elegant curved backrest for comfort.. Raised on turned reeded front legs and sabre rear legs.

Beautifully upholstered in striped fabric and in suitable seat height for modern living of 45cm .

In good strong and sturdy condition, one chair dates from the period 1820 with minor restorations, the other dates from 1890.

Original french polished patina finish.

   

English 19th century

 

Overall dimensions

Height 83cm

Width 50cm

Depth 49cm

Seat height 45cm

 

 
Price AUD $ 895 the two


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Title  Pair of Hepplewhite chairs in solid mahogany  pin striped upholstery early 20th century  English

Description

Pair of Hepplewhite chairs in solid mahogany  pin striped upholstery early 20th century  English.

 

the well carved arched back with  Georgian Hepplewhite carved back splats. Raised on tapers front legs with spade feet.

The drop in seats are upholstered and can easily be recovered in you favourite fabric. Just lift out the seat , wrap around you favourite fabric and pin into the wooden frame then insert the seat back into the beautifully french polished mahogany frames.

 

Upholstered in pin stripe black wool fabric and in suitable seat height for modern living of 49cm .

Original french polished patina finish.

 

 

  

English early 20th century in the 18th century Georgian Hepplewhite manner

 

Overall dimensions

Height 87cm

Width 48cm

Depth 53cm

Seat height 49cm

 

 

 

 
Price AUD $ 665 the pair


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Title  Set 6 Scandinavian dining chairs in white painted solid birch  early 20th century Gustavian

Description

 Set 6 Scandinavian dining chairs in white painted solid birch early 20th century Gustavian .

The shield shaped back with carved back splat with acanthus scrolls.

The serpentine shaped drop in seat upholstered in vintage Regency stripe fabric, one seat slightly marks.

Raised on carved and turned  flutes legs of French Louis XVI design.

The 18th century Gustavian style blended French and English designs to give a gorgeous comfortable interior with bright colours and elegant designs.

The drop in seats are upholstered and can easily be recovered in you favourite fabric. Just lift out the seat , wrap around you favourite fabric and pin from underneath into the wooden frame then insert the seat back into the painted birch frames.

 

Scandinavian circa 1940

 

Overall dimensions

Height 93cm

Width 47cm

Depth 52cm

Seat height 45cm

 

 

 

 
Price AUD $ 895 the set


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Title  Pair of Biedermeier Empire chairs in solid honduras mahogany striped black upholstery late 19th century

Description

Pair of Biedermeier Empire chairs in solid honduras mahogany striped black upholstery late 19th century.

 

Beautifully upholstered   in satin black striped fabric and in suitable seat height for modern living of 50cm .

Original french polished patina finish.

 The generous sized seat is enhanced with springs for extra comfort.

 

  

Scandinavian circa 1880

 

Overall dimensions

Height 86cm

Width 45cm

Depth 48cm

Seat height 50cm

 

 

 

 
Price AUD $ 795 the pair


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Title   Antique Empire tabouret stool black ebony finish with turned finials Karl Johan period Sweden circa 1820

Description

Antique Empire tabouret stool black ebony finish with turned finials Karl Johan period Sweden circa 1820.

The saddle shaped curved seat with raised harp shaped handles flanked by turned finials. Raised on elegant saber legs.

These formal Swedish Empire stools were used in formal rooms and would sit between tall french windows . The curved tops could be used as handles or grips for comfort and ease of moving.

Finished in a hand french polished ebonised finish and upholstered in vintage pink cotton.

 

The ergonomic sides with low height allows this stool to be tucked right up under a fall front of a bureau desk top.

 

Swedish Circa 1820   in the simplicity of the late Karl Johan period

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height 60cm

Width 50cm

Depth 36cm

Seat height 42 cm


Price AUD $965


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Title   Antique tapestry duet tabouret stool with satinwood inlay in the Sheraton manner circa 1890

Description

Antique tapestry duet tabouret stool with satinwood inlay in the Sheraton manner circa 1890.

 

The long duet sized stool with hand stitched tapestry seat in the Aubusson style.

Raised on a Sheraton manner frame with canted corners and legs to match . The solid mahogany frame inlaid with satinwood string inlay of the neoclassical design.

Ideal as a bedroom stool at the end of a bed  or even as a duet stool for a piano or between windows. This piece is finished all round to stand in the centre of a room with pride. Ideal as a centre table of feature coffee table.

 

English Circa 1890   in the Sheraton manner of the late 18th century Georgian period.

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height 55cm

Width 86cm

Depth 39cm

Seat height 55 cm


Price AUD $785


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Title  Antique set 6 Regency Solid oak dining chairs with large drop in seats signed GH Morton Liverpool

Description

Antique set 6 Regency dining chairs with large drop in seats signed GH Morton Liverpool carved in solid English oak.

 

The elegant curved back with its ergonomic properties hugs and supports the spine nicely.  A carved neoclassical scroll carved to the backrest.

 

The back uprights curve elegantly to the seat with a carved neoclassical X frame backsplat.

 

The rare large drop in seats in vintage woven horsehair fabric are raised by tapering sabre legs at back and front. two chairs bear the ivory label of

"G.H. Morton and sons ltd.

Bold Street

LIVERPOOL"

 

All frames are strong and sturdy and the seat height is excellent for modern dining at 47cm high.

Very good condition original finish ideal for straight into the home , gallery or boardroom.

 

Klismos chairs originated in ancient Greek and Rome and were often depicted in marble or bronze.

 

English late Regency 1820 style but dating from circa 1905.

 

 

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 90cm

Width 47cm

Depth 47cm

Standard Seat height 47cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $2850 the set of six

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Title   Giltwood French Louis XVI armchair tub shaped fauteuil Gustavian carved birch 1880's

Description

Antique carved giltwood French Louis XVI armchair of tub shape. The open arm fauteuil frame most probably Gustavian original in carved birch 1880's.

 

The oval back with carved surround and elegant scrolling armrests in curved form.

This style of fauteuil armchair is similar to originals by master cabinetmaker in Stockholm :

Melchior Lundberg d.ä. 1774-1812/16).

The frame in gilt andantique bronzed with burnished finish and vintage silk upholstery. The seat with hand stitched springs for extra comfort.

Frame is nice and firm and the sub upholstery is in good condition.

Ready to use as is or to simply recover in your favourite fabric or black leather..

 

Swedish circa 1880 in the manner of 18th century French king Louis XVI

Dimensions:   

Height 94cm

Width 70cm

Depth 61cm

Seat height 45cm

 

 

 

 
Price AUD $965


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Title   Carved giltwood French Louis XVI armchair tub shaped fauteuil Gustavian carved birch 1830's

Description

Antique carved giltwood French Louis XVI armchair of tub shaped fauteuil frame most probably Gustavian original in carved birch 1830's.

 

The oval back with carved surround and crowned floral top with scrolling armrests in curved form.

The style of fauteuil is similar to originals by master cabinetmaker in Stockholm :

Melchior Lundberg d.ä. 1774-1812/16).

The frame in gilt and burnished gold leaf finish and newly upholstered with hand stitched springs in the seat for extra comfort.

 

Swedish circa 1830 Louis Philippe

Dimensions:   

Height 96cm

Width 65cm

Depth 62cm

Seat height 46cm

 

 

 

 
Price AUD $2295


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Title   Pair solid oak bergere armchairs with carved details and deep seats in woven shetland wool circa 1900

Description

Antique solid oak bergere armchairs with carved details and deep seats in woven shetland wool fabric.

These comfortable lounge chairs date to the Biedermeier revival era circa 1900. These armchairs are of larger proportions than the original 1820 models and with deeper seats made more comfortable with springs to seats and backs. 

Recently upholstered in Shetland woven wool fabric and beautifully polished frames.

The well carved blond oak and neutral colour scheme will blend in very well in any interior especially Art Deco, Biedermeier minimal modern or even Danish mid-century homes.

 

Scandinavian circa 1900

Overall Dimensions:

Height 96cm

Width 69cm

Depth 89cm

 

  
Price AUD $4395 the pair


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Title   Antique provincial Empire fruitwood chair with gorgeous patina and drop in upholstered seat circa 1810

Description

Antique French Empire provincial fruitwood chair with gorgeous patina and drop in upholstered seat circa 1820.

 The sleigh shaped back with inverted curved top rail and wide back splat. Front and rear legs are saber shaped and tapered. Wooden pegs to joints in the 18th century manner.

The legs have been tipped to feet to raise the chair to modern usage height of 48cm.

The chair has a drop in seat that could easily be recovered to your seasonal favourite fabric.

Fruitwood is susceptible to woodworm and has had some ancient borer  but has been glued and well filled and waxed for a gorgeous

burnished finish with lots of original patina and as with all out imported antiques has beens fully fumigated.

The two circular marks to the front rail have corresponding marks to the back chair rail indicating that at some time two threaded steel stringers may have been used to strengthen the chair frame....all part of its history and charm.

French circa 1810

Overall Dimensions:

Height 90cm

Width 46cm

Depth 45cm

Rare seat height of 48 cm

  
Price AUD $330


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Title  Carved baronial armchair with scroll carvings large comfortable seat clover leaf woolwork late 19th century

Description

An ornate antique French Louis XIII carved fruitwood baronial armchair with baroque scroll carvings.

Superbly carved and turned with solid wood scroll shaped armrests with acanthus carved arms.

Ornate leaf carved stretcher joins the turned Georgian legs and stretchers.

Carved lions paw feet complete the gorgeous details fo this throne like large sized fauteuil armchair.

Beautifully upholstered in cross stitched woolwork tapestry with clover leaf design on green background all hand done. The provincial style is further enhanced by large hob nail edging. 

Original waxed patina finish.

 

The generous sized seat is enhanced with springs for extra comfort.

Ideal throne chair for your bedroom or chateau.

  

French circa 1880

 

Overall dimensions

Height 114cm

Width 69cm

Depth 78cm

Seat height 46cm

Seat width 65cm

Seat depth 56 cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $ 1375


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Title   Danish antique walnut desk chair inlaid ebony on walnut rare 50cm high round seat circa 1850

Description

Danish antique Biedermeier walnut desk chair inlaid ebony on walnut rare 50cm high woolwork Art Deco round seat circa 1850.

The neoclassical inlaid arched backrest with ebony design on blonde walnut and arched back support.

The seat has springs for added comform and is covered in a hand made woolwork and velvet vintage tapestry upholstery fabric.  The  round seat is a rare 50cm high ideal for desk or bureau. The seat rail with burl walnut and ebony inlay with turned knob cabuchon.

Raised on elegant turned front legs and sabre legs to back.  The ergonomic back tucks nicely into the spine of the sitter and the low height allows this chair to be tucked right up under the fall front of a bureau desk top.

 

Danish Circa 1850   in the simplicity of the late Biedermeier manner

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height 74cm

Width 41cm

Depth 44cm

Seat height 50 cm


Price AUD $695


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Title   French Louis XVI antique set of dining chairs with carved and gilt details and large comfortable seats

Description

French Louis XVI antique set of dining chairs with carved and gilt details and large comfortable seats .

 

The chairs retain their original painted and gold leaf finish and have been reupholstered in the last 10 years.

The oval curved backs with crested carvings and gilded details.

The unusually large seats for the prosperous diner all have springs for added comformt and are upholstered  in woven cotton.

Raised on elegant carved turned and fluted legs with gilding.

 

French late 19th century in the French Louis XVI 18th century manner

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height 92cm

Width 51cm

Depth 54cm

Seat height 46 cm


Price AUD $$2400 set of four


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Title   Antique provincial solid elm fruitwood chair with stamped makers name carved saddle seat turned legs

Description

Antique provincial fruitwood provincial chair with stamped makers mark to carved elm saddle seat  raised on turned legs.

 

Raised on turned legs with turned stretchers joining the legs.

English late Victorian era.

 gorgeous original polished finish with lots of original patina.

Miror worm holes all filled and waxed and , as with all out imported antiques, is fully fumigated.

England circa 1880

Overall Dimensions:

Height 86cm

Width 40cm

Depth 43cm

Rare seat height of 46 cm

  
Price AUD $365


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Title   Danish antique walnut desk chair inlaid ebony on walnut rare 50cm high tapestry seat circa 1870

Description

Danish antique Biedermeier walnut desk chair inlaid ebony on walnut rare 50cm high tapestry seat circa 1870.

The high arched backrest with ebony strung inlaid detail and arched backsplat.

The seat has springs for added comform and is covered in a vintage tapestry upholstery fabric.  the seat is a rare 50cm high ideal for desk or bureau.

Raised on elegant turned front legs and sabre legs to back.

 

Danish Circa 1870   in the simplicity of the late Biedermeier manner

 

Overall Dimensions:

overall height 93cm

Width 44cm

Depth 53cm

Seat height 50 cm

  
Price AUD $355


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Title   Antique provincial solid elm fireside chair with brass makers plaque  carved saddle seat turned legs

Description

Antique provincial solid elm fireside chair with brass makers plaque  carved saddle seat turned legs.

The fireside style refers to a sturdy chair with a back rest that allows for a standing person to rest their elbows on the back of the chair. Sometimes refered to as a players chair for card game voyeurs. In very good original condition complete with a signed brass maker's plaque to the back of the seat :

T.E. GANE  ...Newport  UK.

 

The business was begun by Henry Trapnell in 1824 in Host Street. As it developed new premises were acquired in St.James's Barton, Queen's Street, St.Michael's and Barrs Street, St.Paul's. In 1860 the headquarters of the business moved to College Green. By 1889 branches had opened in both Cardiff and Newport. A final expansion of the firm's manufacturing resources took place in 1903 when a five-floor factory was opened in Hill Street, Bristol.

During the 19th century, Henry Trapnell's sons William and Caleb helped build up the business. Philip Endres Gane, who had been employed since boyhood, was taken into partnership and at the end of the century took over proprietorship.

In 1851 an imposing exhibit was designed and made by the firm's craftsmen for the Great Exhibition and in the following year there is record of a notable exhibit prepared for the Paris Exhibition. Royalty, too, were furnished direct in the 19th century and the furnishing of reception rooms for royal visits was often entrusted to the firm.

In 1909 a private limited company was formed of which Philip Endres Gane was chairman and managing director.

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height 81cm

Width 42cm

Depth 52cm

Seat height 44 cm

  
Price AUD $395


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Title  Antique set 6 Regency period dining chairs with large comfortable seat in woven horsehair 1820

Description

Antique set 6 Regency period dining chairs with large comfortable seat in woven horsehair 1820.

 

The elegant curved back with its ergonomic properties hugs and supports the spine nicely.

The back uprights curve elegantly to the seat with a carved neoclassical backsplat.

The rare large upholstered seats in vintage woven horsehair fabric are raised by two sabre legs at back and two turned and reeded front legs. 

All frames are strong and sturdy and the seat height is excellent for modern dining at 47cm high.

Very good condition ideal for straight into the home , gallery or boardroom.

 

Good french polished finish completes these sturdy mahogany frame chairs and makes these elegant chairs a gorgeous example of neoclassical design.

Klismos chairs originated in ancient Greek and Rome and were often depicted in marble or bronze.

 

English late Regency 1820

 
Price SOLD

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Title   Scandinavian desk chair armchair with inlaid neoclassical designs back and well carved armrests 1910

Description

Rare Empire desk chair armchair with inlaid neoclassical designs back and scroll carved armrests .

This armchair is finely made of solid mahogany with neoclassical satinwood inlaid Diana designs in the Empire style .  The scrolling armrests flow tenderly towards the front legs and and are raised by turned shape columns.

Raised on elegant taper inlaid legs to front and sabre legs to back.

A good seat height of 48cm nicely covered in a vintage duck egg blue velvet fabric.  Springs under the seat give extra comfort.

 

Danish Circa 1900-1910   in the French Empire manner of the early 19th century.  Ideal for any Art Deco interiors.

 

Dimensions:

overall height 86cm

Width 56cm

Depth 58cm

Seat height 48 cm

  
Price AUD $995


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Title  Antique Regency Gondola back dining chair with large comfortable seat in woven horsehair 1815

Description

Antique rare Gondola back Regency period dining chair with large comfortable seat in woven horsehair 1815.

 

The elegant carved back with its acanthus scroll design and curvaceous ergonomic properties hugs and supports the spine nicely.

The back uprights are carved and scroll forward elegantly to the seat rail.

The large lift off seat is upholstered in vintage woven horsehair fabric and is raised by two sabre legs at back and two turned and carved front legs. 

Thel frame is strong and sturdy and the seat height is excellent for modern comfort at 46cm high.

Very good condition ideal for straight into the home , gallery or boardroom.

 

Good original polished finish completes this sturdy Late georgian Regency period chair and makes this a gorgeous example of neoclassical sculptural design.

Klismos chairs originated in ancient Greek and Rome and were often depicted in marble or bronze.

 

English late Regency 1815

 

 

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 86cm

Width 47cm

Depth 55cm

Standard Seat height 46cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $895

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Title  18th century walnut armchair Rococo period with carved scroll arms original patina 1750

Description

 18th century walnut armchair Rococo period with carved scroll arms original patina 1750.

 

The well carved sturdy walnut frame with original polished finish. The chair back with pierced scroll carving to top and rocaille shaped back design with hand woven cane.

Two scroll arms join the back and seat which is also with woven rattan cane.

Carved elegant scroll shaped cabriole legs with serpentine fronts.

The unusual for the period large sized seat indicates this chair was made for the wealthy and influential household.

 The seat height is also of interest as most 18th century chairs seats are only around 42-43 high. This one is 46cm high. Ideal for use with a squab cushion for extra comfort.

 

 

Central Europe circa 1750

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 95cm

Width 58cm

Depth 66cm

Standard Seat height 46cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $2850

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Title  Northern European Empire period armchair with carved scroll arms and needlepoint seat

Description

Northern European Empire period armchair with carved scroll arms and needlepoint seat

The well carved sturdy mahogany frame with original french polished finish.  An elegant curved back rail in the Regency manner with carved rope twist or trafalgar back is supported by shaped uprights to sabre rear legs.

Carved elegant scroll shaped armrests to straight seat rail with curved front.  A large sized drop in seat is covered vintage petit point wool work seat. The seat lifts off the frame if you wish to recover in your favourite fabric.

Raised on turned legs with out swept carved front feet.

 

 

Scandinavian or Baltic States early 1800s in the French Empire manner of 1810.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 88cm

Width 63cm

Depth 58cm

Standard Seat height 49cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $1699

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Title  Danish antique Nordic oak chair signed Borella Hansen & Co  1918-1934 original heavy carved

Description

 Danish antique oak Nordic style chair signed Borella Hansen & Co  1918-1934.

A solid heavy oak panel pack chair with carved top rail panel back and solid seat. Raised on turned front legs with carved stretcher.

Original waxed finish to Scandinavian oak . Signed under the seat with master cabinet makers label.

Borella Hansen & Co

Hillerød, Denmark

 

Danish early 1920 in the gothic or Norse manner of the 14th century.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 91cm

Width 44cm

Depth 43cm

Standard Seat height 47cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $575

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Title   Rare Swedish birch provincial Empire chair circa 1820 with inlaid design and woolwork seat

Description

Antique Rare Swedish birch provincial Empire chair circa 1820 with inlaid design and woolwork seat .

 

Traditional construction with lift off seat and tapering sabre legs.

 

Traditional Swedish country cabinet making skills so sought by interior designers for that charming touch of honesty in construction and design.

Features original polished painted finish in very good condition consistent with age and use.

 

Swedish circa 1820 in the French Empire manner.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 83cm

Width 46cm

Depth 47cm

Seat height 48cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $650

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Title   Large unusual carved mahogany armchair with scroll back and armrests in mahogany circa 1835

Description

Large unusual carved mahogany armchair with scroll back and armrests in mahogany circa 1835.

The harp shaped open back with acanthus carved scrolls and carved backsplat. Two elegant scrolling arms join the large and unusually comfortable seat covered in woolwork needlepoint fabric. Raised on elegant cabriole front legs with escargot feet.

Ideal for use as a fauteuil de Bureau or desk chair  in front of a fall front desk. Good seat height of 49cm .

 

Features original polished finish in good condition consistent with age and use. A good strong sturdy antique armchair with lots of character.

 

English William IV circa 1835

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 95cm

Width 60cm

Depth 57cm

Seat height 49cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $995

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Title   Georgian 1780 antique chair with extra large seat carved shield back in mahogany formerly an armchair

Description

Georgian 1780 antique chair with extra large seat and carved shield back in mahogany .

Mahogany was imported to England at great expense and this gorgeous chair has a secret!. usually you find chairs that have been "improved" with the later addition of armrests.

This chair has been through the opposite, an armchair that has been made into a chair. Still retaining its original large seat with tapestry uposltery and original patina polished finish.

The large seat is a mark of status for to support the more prosperous sitted.

A good strong sturdy antique chair with lots of character.

 

English circa 1780

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 94cm

Width 58cm

Depth 53cm

Seat height Georgian standard 44cm  

Seat width 53cm

Seat depth 43cm

 

 
Price AUD $395

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Title   Rare antique Nordic provincial oak carved back throne or armchair 1880 traditional Norse Viking carvings

Description

Rare Nordic provincial oak carved back throne or armchair 1880 with traditional Norse carvings.

 

The ornate carved oak back of viking style design with pierced back splat. Two generous solid oak armrests with scroll ends rest on turned support.

The unusually wide large seat unpholstered with woven wool vintage fabric covering with minor wine stains could easily be recovered in your favourite material.

 

Raised on truend front legs joined by carved oak stretcher again in the Nordic manner.

  

Traditional Northern scandianvian country cabinet making skills so sought after by interior designers for that charming touch of honesty in construction and design.

Features original polished finish in good condition consistent with age and use. A good strong sturdy antique armchair with lots of character.

 

Swedish circa 1880

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 115cm

Width 66cm

Depth 62cm

Seat height 50cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $1385

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Title   French Art Deco scroll arm bergere armchair carved mahogany comfortable velvet down cushion 1910 

Description

French Art Deco scroll arm bergere armchair carved mahogany comfortable velvet down cushion 1910 .

 

A good sturdy French armchair with original finish and superb velvet upholstery with a feather down filled cushion.

 

Ideal as a library chair .

 

French circa 1910 in the Empire revival era that will become Art Deco.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 95cm

Width 67cm

Depth 76cm

Seat height 49cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $975

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Title   Rare set 8 Scandinavian provincial rococo dining chairs gilt carved solid birch drop in seats Gustavian 1890

Description

Rare set 8 Scandinavian provincial rococo dining chairs gilt carved solid birch drop in seats Gustavian 1890.

The elegant carved backs with vase shaped backsplat below gilt carved detail. The ornate serpentine shaped seats with raised mouldings all round. These have been upholstered in a vintage velvet and should be easy enough to recover in gorgeous printed linen perhaps a french grey toile would suit best.

 

Traditional Swedish country cabinet making skills so sought after by interior designers for that charming touch of honesty in construction and design.

Features original polished finish in good condition consistent with age and use. These are good strong sturdy antique chairs with lots of character.

Note the set consists of 6 matching chaiors and two slightly larger chairs for the end of the table for more important diners.

 

Swedish Gustavian circa 1890 in the mid 18th century Gustavian manner.

  
Price  SOLD

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Title  Rare French Louis Philippe desk armchair Empire in solid mahogany with ormolu mounts rattan seat 1835


Description

Rare French Louis Philippe desk armchair Empire in solid mahogany with ormolu mounts rattan seat .

usually referred to as a Fauteuil de Bureau in French or desk arm chair.

The ergonomic back is solid mahogany with brass mouldings to shaped back hugs your spine nicely. The uprights and seat frame with matching brass mouldings . The round seat with strong woven rattan sits on top of shaped frame with front legs in the louis XVI manner with brass fluting and appried brass inserts. the rear legs add stability in the yatagan shape.  Superb quality french polished finish to all mahogany surfaces adds a warm and handsomeness to this design.

Front legs with original turned brass feet.

The rattan seat allows for a traditional leather squab cushion if required.

 


French circa 1835

 

Overall Dimensions

Height  77 cm

Width 54 cm

Depth 47cm


Seat height 45 cm

 

 


Price  AUD $ 1795

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Title Antique Regency library desk chair armchair inlaid mahogany with olive green leather  French polished


Description

 

Antique library desk chair armchair inlaid mahogany with olive green leather  French polished.

 Superb quality antique style French Empire Louis Philippe armchair neo-classical marquetry inlay with antique green leather seat. The hand carved frame in superb french polished finish in flame mahogany with shaped front chair rail.

Raised on turned Regency column front legs and sabre rear legs. These types of armchairs with scrolling armrests were usually used in front of a bureau or secretaire as desk chairs. Superbly finished most probably made for Maitland Smith furniture company USA.

French 1830 style but from circa 2000

Very comfortable soft leather and a seat height 49cm

 
American circa 2000

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height 96 cm

Width 63 cm

Depth 58 cm



Price AUD $1195

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Title   French Louis XV carved armchairs fauteuil rococo carved frames vintage apricot cut velvet upholstery

Description

Antique Pair of French Louis XV fauteuil armchairs with large comfortable woven apricot velvet seats.

The well carved fruitwood frames with original waxed finish.

 

Features large dimension seats with with springs for extra comfort. Seat height standard 48cm .

A good sturdy pair of armchairs.  The vintage peach cut velvet fabric in very good condition in keeping with age and use.

 

French early 1900s in the French Rococo manner of Louis XV 1750's

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 90cm

Width 602cm

Depth 64cm

Seat height 48cm

 

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $1455 the pair 

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Title   Antique Tudor revival solid oak carved dining chairs with woven saddle seats in vintage fabric 1920

Description

Antique Tudor revival solid oak carved dining chairs with woven saddle seats in vintage fabric 1920 and carved back splats. Raised on elegant turned baroque front legs and sabre rear legs.

 

Features vintage seat  in saddle shape.   Good modern seat height of 47cm .

Original patina waxed finish consistent with age and use.

 

Scandinavia circa 1920

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 99cm

Width 50cm

Depth 56cm

Seat height 47cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $895  the set of four

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Title  Large comfortable pair of hand painted French Empire armchairs in solid mahogany with ormolu mounts


Description

Large pair of painted french Empire armchairs in solid mahogany. Sturdy fauteuil chairs with carved frames in the French Empire manner and with a lovely chalk paint finish . The well upholstered seats and back with springs for extra comfort and of the correct modern height of 47 cm from the floor.

Nice ormolu mounts finish these gorgeous armchair fauteuils.

Upholstered in vintage fabric with minor water stain to one seat.

All sub upholstery is in very good condition so very easy to recover probably in satin stripe fabric as this would suit these armchairs well in Art Deco fabric?


European 19th century

 

Dimensions

Height  89 cm

Width 62 cm

Depth 62cm


Seat height 47 cm

 

 


Price  AUD $ 1295 pair

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Title   Impressive carved Renaissance armchair with superb Jacobean Gothic carvings woven rattan back 1880

Description

Impressive carved renaissance armchair with superb Jacobean Gothic carvings woven rattan back 1880.

 

The back with carved putto flanking a cornucopia urn.  Below this is an oval frame back rest filled with woven rattan . The backrest with barley twist columns in the Carolean or jacobean manner. Gorgeous carved scroll armrests add to the important pressence of this beautiful armchair.

A large velvet upholstered drop in seat completes this chair for comfort .

A warm walnut coloured patina polish finish is perfect for this style of furniture.

 

Dutch circa 1860 in the 17th century Renaissance manner

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 129cm

Width 69cm

Depth 65cm

Seat height 51cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $1795

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Title   Rare provincial farmhouse late Georgian fruitwood armchair circa 1810 woven drop in seat on taper legs

Description

Rare provincial farmhouse late Georgian fruitwood armchair circa 1810 woven drop in seat on taper legs.

Good sturdy wooden construction and with H shaped stretcher between the tapering front and sabre rear legs.

 

Traditional Swedish country cabinet making skills so sought by interior designers for that charming touch of honesty in construction and design.

Features original patina polished finish in very good condition consistent with age and use.

Minor repairs to armrest ends and worm sign to rear leg now filled and made good and sturdy.

 

Swedish circa 1810 in the English Regency manner

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 78cm

Width 53cm

Depth 59cm

Seat height 45cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $875

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Title   Rare pair Swedish blonde Empire chairs of Klismos form circa 1820 with woven silk upholstery

Description

Antique pair of Swedish Karl Johan period chairs in the ancient Klismos shape raised on elegant sabre front and rear legs. The deep arched back is perfect to support the back and shoulders and is a neoclassic ergonomic element of great design.

Upholstered in woven french silk upholstery from Paris.

The superb craftsmanship is a testament to the quality of Swedish cabinet making skills so sought in interior design.

Features original french polished patinated finish in very good condition consistent with age and use.

 

Swedish circa 1820 in the French Empire manner.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 82cm

Width 46cm

Depth 53cm

Seat height 44cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $3300 the pair

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Title   Rare Antique solid ashwood Biedermeier armchair  fauteuil with drop in vintage woven cotton seat 1830

Description

Antique solid ash or elm Karl Johan desk chair of the late Empire Biedermeier period. these types of armchairs often referred to as a fauteuil a Bureau used in front of a writing desk.

This provincial armchair is a beautifully made solid ashwood and elm construction with elegant shaped details and with traditional pegged constructions. This example is made of solid wood and it features excellent curved ergonomic armrest supports with raised on sabre legs all in solid blonde ashwood.

The chair retains a gorgeous polished patina and has a later drop in seat with springs for extra comfort. The woven cotton kelim covering can easily be replaced with your favourite fabric.  It is supported by springs underneath for extra comfort

 

Swedish  provincial early 19th century

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height 82cm

Width 53cm

Depth 60cm

Seat height 46 cm

  
Price AUD $1875


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Title   French Louis XV style solid carved fauteuil armchair with large comfortable seat and back  circa 1930

Description

Antique well carved solid wood armchair in the traditional French Louis XV manner. The seat and back have been upholstered  in woven tapestry fabric .   It features a large and very comfortable seat with spring support and height of 46cm which is generously sized for antique chairs of the 19th century. Carved solid cabriole legs raise the ergonomic shaped back support and comfortable seat .

In the French Louis XV style ideal for any stylish 18th century chateau  or Rococo interior.

Features original woven floral upholstery to seat, back and armrests. The armrests with minor wear to fabric consistent with age and use.

 

French circa 1930 in the 18th century manner.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 88cm

Width 62cm

Depth 63cm

Seat height 46cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $965

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Title   French Louis XV rococo carved fruitwood stool with woven tapestry seat circa 1930 original finish

Description

Antique well carved solid fruitwood

stool raised on rococo carved cabriole legs with acanthus carved details.

Upholstered in floral woven tapestry  and in good vintage condition.

 

French circa 1930 in the 18th century manner.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 17cm

Width 33cm

Depth 23cm

Weight 1.2kg

 

 

 
Price AUD $185

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Title   French Louis XVI style solid carved fauteuil armchair with large comfortable seat and back  circa 1930

Description

Antique well carved solid wood armchair in the traditional French Louis XVI manner. The seat and back have been upholstered  in woven tapestry fabric .   It features a large and very comfortable seat with spring support and height of 45cm which is generously sized for antique chairs of the 19th century. Carved fluted legs raise the ergonomic shaped back support and comfortable seat .

In the French Louis XVI style ideal for any stylish 18th century chateau  or neoclassical interior.

Features original woven floral upholstery to seat back and armrests. The rear of the back is covered in silk with minor wear fray consistent with age and use. This could easily be replaced .

 

French circa 1930 in the 18th century manner.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 88cm

Width 62cm

Depth 56cm

Seat height 45cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $935

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Title   French Louis XVI style carved fruitwood stool withwoven tapestry seat  circa 1930

Description

Antique well carved solid fruitwood

stool raised on turned carved and tapering legs.

Upholstered in floral woven tapestry  and in good vintage condition.

 

French circa 1930 in the 18th century manner.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 17cm

Width 33cm

Depth 23cm

Weight 1.2kg

 

 

 
Price AUD $165

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Title   Rare Swedish antique solid birch Karl Johan period armchair sturdy provincial 1815 gorgeous patina.

Description

Antique solid birch Karl Johan Late Empire , Biedermeier armchair often referred to as a fauteuil a Bureau for a writing desk.

This provincial armchair is a beautifully made solid birch construction with elegant shaped details and with traditional pegged constructions. They are rare. This example is made of solid birch and it features excellent curved ergonomic armrest supports with raised on sabre legs all in solid satin birch.

the chair retains a gorgeous polished patina and has a later drop in seat with springs for extra comfort. The blue wool covering can easily be replaced with your favourite fabric.

 

Swedish  provincial early 19th century

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height 87cm

Width 59cm

Depth 56cm

Seat height 47 cm

  
Price AUD $1495


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Title   Antique Empire mahogany stool or window seat cross stitched floral tapestry upholstery Sweden 1825

Description

Antique Empire mahogany stool or window seat cross stitched floral tapestry upholstery  late Karl Johan period Sweden circa 1825.

 

Raised on four elegant curved legs with flame mahogany veneers .

Stools of this period are very rare and this one is of good size and height with good original polished finish .

Minor ancient repair to leg but good and sturdy structure.

 

 

Swedish early 1800's

Overall Dimensions:   

Height 44cm

Width 50cm

Depth 40cm

Seat height 44 cm

 

 
Price AUD $650


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Title   Pair Scandinavian Empire carved armchairs in the Russian manner with carved backs and drop in seats

Description

Pair Scandinavian Empire carved armchairs in the Russian manner with carved backs and drop in seats.

The elegant carved backs with curved back rail and carved scroll backsplats. Two scrolling armrests join the well polished frame. The drop in seats with vintage woven wool fabric in emerald green in the Empire manner. The chairs are raised on sabre front and rear legs.

Seats are bigger than the usual early French 19th century chairsas their Scandinavian design is suitable for modern lifestyles.

Good and sturdy chairs with excellent patina finish.

 

Northern Scandinavia circa 1840 in the Empire manner of 1810.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 86cm

Width 55cm

Depth 60cm

Seat height 46cm

 

 
Price AUD $2200 the pair

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Title   Rare Swedish Antique solid birch Karl Johan Biedermeier armchair  fauteuil with black leather seat

Description

Antique solid birch Karl Johan Biedermeier armchair often referred to as a fauteuil for a writing desk, these armchairs are very rare. This example is made of solid birch and it features excellent curved ergonomic back  support with elegant scroll arms rests. Raised on sabre legs all in solid satin birch. Fully restored and french polished with new black leather seat for extra comfort.

 

Swedish 19th century Stockholm .

 

Dimensions:

overall height 79cm

Width 57cm

Depth 48cm

Seat height 48 cm

  
Price SOLD


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Title   Pair antique French baronial carved fauteuil armchair with large comfortable seats and backs

Description

Pair antique French baronial carved fauteuil armchair with large comfortable seats and backs upholstered in Shetland wool fabric in italian terracotta colour.

They feature a large and very comfortable seat with spring upholstery and with height of 51cm which is generously sized comparged to antique chairs of the 18th century.

Carved solid oak with turned and carved legs raise the generous sized seats and comfortable gothic style backs.

In the French Louis XIII provincial manner ideal for any stylish 18th century chateau  or neoclassical interior.

Features well upholstered seats and backs in good condition consistent with age and use.

 

French circa 1870 in the 18th century manner.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 112cm

Width 65cm

Depth 82cm

Seat height 51cm

Seat width 60 cm

Seat Depth 60 cm

 

FOUR chairs available in lots of 2 ( i.e. pairs)   

 

 
Price AUD $1495 the Pair

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Title   Large Scandinavian Empire armchair fauteuil with carved Regency back shaped arms and  woolwork seat

Description

Large Scandinavian Empire armchair fauteuil with carved Regency back shaped arms and  woolwork seat.

Elegant scroll carved back rest in fine solid mahogany . The scroll armrests to tapering sabre front legs.

The large comfortable cross stitched woowork tapestry seat is luxuriously supported by springs. Minor stains to woolwork consistent with age and use.  Seat height 48cm.

The superb craftsmanship is a testament to the quality of Swedish cabinet making skills so sought in interior design.

Features original french polished patinated finish in very good condition

 

Swedish circa 1880 in the French Empire manner of 1810.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 104cm

Width 58cm

Depth 65cm

Seat height 48cm

Seat width 59cm

Seat depth 59 cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $895

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Title   Antique Irish carved solid oak Celtic Harp stool or window seat with emerald green velvet seat for two

Description

Antique Irish carved solid oak Celtic Harp stool or window seat with emerald green velvet seat for two.

The original golden oak sides and shaped stretcher with polished patina with carved acanthus scrolls and engraved designs.

The seat is covered in a vintage emerals green velvet and may easily be recovered to your favourite fabric just pinned to the underside of the wooden supporting platform.

 

Irish late Victorian 19th century

Overall Dimensions:   

Height 68cm

Width 91cm

Depth 32cm

Seat height 47 cm

Seat length 76 cm

Seat depth 28 cm

 
Price AUD $750


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Title   Art Deco French bergere armchair in solid mahogany with large comfortable seatcirca 1920

Description

Art Deco French bergere armchair in solid mahogany with large comfortable seatcirca 1920.

The well shaped back with elegant curved armrests that terminate with ebonised column fronts .

Raised on sturdy sabre legs jointed by stretcher.

The seat and back with recent upholstery in lavender woven wool fabric. Springs under the seat makes this extremely comfortable.

In the Art Deco or Empire revival manner.

 

 

 

French early 1900's in the Empire manner of 1810

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 93cm

Width 59cm

Depth 65cm

Seat height 47cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $1450

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Title   Pair vintage French Louis XVI style solid carved fauteuil armchair with large tapestry seats and backs

Description

Antique well carved solid stained beechwood armchair in the traditional French Louis XVI manner. The seat and back have been upholstered  in traditional vintage tapestry fabric .

They feature a large and very comfortable seat with height of 43cm which is generously sized for antique chairs of the 18th century.

Carved solid turned and fluted legs raise the generous sized seats and comfortable oval backs.

In the French Louis XVI style ideal for any stylish 18th century chateau  or neoclassical interior.

Features original tapestry seats backs and and armrests in very good condition consistent with age and use. One armrest fabric has been fraid .

 

French circa 1970 in the 18th century manner.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 96cm

Width 61cm

Depth 62cm

Seat height 43cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $985 the Pair

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Title  Antique solid mahogany late French Empire armchair  or fauteuil a bureau with green leather seat 1825

Description

Antique solid mahogany French Empire armchair often referred to as a fauteuil a bureau or a writing desk armchair.

these armchairs are very rare.  They were made with ergonomic back that support you as you write or read. the tub shape wraps around your back nicely and supports. This example is made of solid mahogany and it features excellent curved ergonomic back  support with elegant carved scroll arms rests. Raised on sabre legs with acanthus scrolls . In good french polish finish with green leather seat with springs below for extra comfort.

 

French circa 1825

 

  
Price  SOLD


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Title   Antique carved baronial armchair with scroll carvings large comfortable seats late 19th century

Description

An ornate antique French Louis XIII carved fruitwood baronial armchair with gothic scroll carvings.

Superbly carved and turned with solid wood scroll shaped armrests with acanthus carved arms.

Ornate leaf carved stretcher joins the turned Georgian legs and stretchers.

Carved lions paw feet complete the gorgeous details of this large sized fauteuil armchair.

Beautifully upholstered in cross stitched woowork tapestry enhanced with large hob nail edging.  Original waxed patina finish. Minor wear consistent with age and use.

 

The large seat is enhanced with springs for extra comfort. These types of chairs originally are hard webbed upholstered and rely on a down cushion for comfort but this has been vastly improved for your chateau.

 

Ideal throne chair. 

  

French circa 1880

 

Overall dimensions

Height 118cm

Width 72cm

Depth 75cm

Seat height 49cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $ 1350


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Title   French Empire solid walnut fauteuil armchair with carved support armrests and sabre legs circa 1820

Description

Antique French Empire solid walnut fauteuil armchair with carved support armrests and sabre legs in the manner of Jacob Desmalter Paris 1820.

 

The arched back in a neoclassical shield shape with suble carvings to the armrest tops. These scroll forward and down and are fienly carved with superb finesse.

The generous sized comfortable seat of height of 45cm and is made luxuriously comfortable with coil springs as support and are all hand stitched.

Raised on sabre front legs with detailed acanthus carvings to the tops usually reserved for ormolu mounts.

A very strudy and elegant chair with original finish and patina and upholstered in a vintage woven cotton fabric in duck egg blue. 

Upholstery in good original and finished with piped edges.

 

French 1820

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 95cm

Width 58cm

Depth 61cm

Seat height 45cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $1820

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Title  Rare Swedish Biedermeier Karl Johan period armchair in patinated blonde elm circa 1820 Regency

 



Description

Swedish Karl Johan period Empire armchair with arched backs and scroll shaped armrests in the English Regency manner or French Empire Fauteuil de Bureau.

Superb quality with curved and well shaped back and raised on elegant yatagan sabre legs front and back.

Good seat height for modern usage of 51cm .

Covered in black stripe upholstered seat with spring support for comfort.

 Very Regency Georgian compatible.

 

Sweden Karl Johan period Circa 1825

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 93cm

Width 59cm

Depth 55 cm

Seat height 51cm

 

 


Price AUD $ 850




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Title   French Louis XV style solid carved fauteuil armchair with large woolwork tapestry seat and back

Description

Antique well carved solid wood armchair in the traditional French Louis XV manner. The seat and back have been upholstered  in ornate Aubusson style hand stitched wool work tapestry fabric .   Adorned with velevet edging to fabric. It features a large and very comfortable seat with spring support and height of 49cm which is generously sized for antique chairs of the 19th century. Carved solid cabriole legs raise the generous sized back support and comfortable seat .

In the French Louis XV style ideal for any stylish 18th century chateau  or Rococo interior.

Features original hand stitched woolwork seat and armrests consistent with age and use.

 

French circa 1890 in the 18th century manner.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 101cm

Width 67cm

Depth 62cm

Seat height 49cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $955

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Title  Rare Pair blond Swedish Biedermeier Karl Johan period side armchairs in birch circa 1820 Regency influence

 



Description

Pair of Swedish Karl Johan period Empire armchairs with arched backs and scroll shaped armrests in the English Regency manner. Superb quality with curved and well shaped backs and raised on elegant sabre legs front and back.

Good seat height for modern usage of 48cm .

Covered in rouge woolwork upholstered seats.

 

Sweden Karl Johan period Circa 1820

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 91cm

Width 51cm

Depth 51 cm

Seat height 48cm

 

 


Price AUD $ 1885 pair




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Title   Early Empire or Directoire provincial blonde birch desk armchair  beautifully restored with leather seat

Description

Early Empire or Directoire provincial blond birch desk chair armchair . Beautifully restored with respect to its age with genuine leather seat with standard seat height of 46cm.

Substantial timber weight this gorgeous armchair still retains all its original pegged construction and is beautifully polished conserving its 200 year old patina.

A new black leather cover to the seat makes this highly compatible with later Biedermeier furniture.  A curved bar back with beautiful wood grain matching the curved front chair rail.

Small ashwood tips to feet of front legs.

Antique Scandinavian furniture of this age and with higly desirable colour are very rare in overseas markets due to a prohibition to export cultural heritage from Sweden.

Swedish circa 1810

 

Overall dimensions:

Height 90cm

Width 54cm

Depth 46cm

Seat height 46cm

 

  
Price AUD $2200


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Title   Pair antique carved baronial armchairs with scroll carvings large comfortable seats late 19th century

Description

Pair of ornate antique French Louis XIII carved fruitwood baronial armchairs with gothic scroll carvings.

Superbly carved and turned with solid wood scroll shaped armrests with acanthus carved arms.

Ornate leaf carved stretcher joins the turned Georgian legs and stretchers.

Carved lions paw feet complete the gorgeous details fo these large sized fauteuil armchairs.

Beautifully upholstered in soft vintage gold velvet enhanced with large hob nail edging.  Original waxed patina finish. Minor wear consistent with age and use.

 

The large seats are enhanced with springs for extra comfort. These types of chairs originally are hard webbed upholstered and rely on a down cushion for comfort but this has been improved.

 

  

French circa 1880

 

Overall dimensions

Height 121cm

Width 69cm

Depth 83cm

Seat height 45cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $ 2750 The Pair


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Title   French Empire style solid mahogany bergere armchair with column support armrests and brass feet

Description

French Empire style solid mahogany bergere armchair with column support armrests and brass sabot feet.

The generous sized comfortable seat of modern height of 49cm and is made luxuriously comfortable with coil springs all hand stitched.

the back with carved rope twist elements matching the front seat rail. very strudy and elegant and finished in vintage woven cotton fabric.

 

Upholstery in good original condition to seat , back and armrests consistent with age and use.

 

French 1910 pre Art Deco

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 99cm

Width 63cm

Depth 67cm

Seat height 49cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $865

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Title   Signed Royal furniture maker set of four gorgeous mahogany dining chairs in Georgian manner

Description

Antique Georgian style Hepplewhite  manner set of four dining chairs.

Each beautifully made chai in solid mahogany with good original polish. The curved backrest over X shaped backsplats with furned roundels. Raised on elegant taper legs and with original woven horsehair drop in seats. A makers plaque under the back seat rail indicates these to be made by the famous cabinet maker to the Royal court of Denmark and Sweden;

Lysberg and Hansen.

1841- present day.

Good original finish consistent with age and use.

 

Danish circa 1932 in the 18th century manner.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 86cm

Width 51cm

Depth 49cm

Seat height 47cm

 

 The Copenhagen firm of Lysberg & Hansen and later Lysberg, Hansen & Therp A/S, was an important Danish furniture maker and upholstery company holding both Danish and Swedish Royal Warrants.
Founded in 1841 by the saddler Arentz , it was taken over in 1879 by AJ Lysberg (1840-1901). The company became Lysberg & Hansen in 1911, when cabinetmaker Waldemar Hansen joined the company and later in 1933 Lysberg, Hansen & Therp. The company enjoyed continued success throughout the 20th century and was responsible for many important commissions including the decoration for the wedding of Princess Margrethe and Henri de Laborde de Montpezats in 1967. 

 

 
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Title   French Louis XV style solid carved fauteuil armchair with large woolwork tapestry seat and back

Description

Antique well carved solid wood armchair in the traditional French Louis XV manner. The seat and back have been upholstered  in hand stitched wool work tapestry fabric .   It features a large and very comfortable seat with spring support and height of 42cm whichgenerously sized for antique chairs of the 19th century. Carved solid cabriole legs raise the generous sized back support and comfortable seat .

In the French Louis XV style ideal for any stylish 18th century chateau  or Rococo interior.

Features original hand stitched woolwork seat and armrests consistent with age and use.

 

French circa 1920 in the 18th century manner.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 86cm

Width 60cm

Depth 61cm

Seat height 42cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $895

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Title   Solid carved oak Chippendale armchair with large silk seat and ornate shell crest

Description

Solid carved oak Chippendale armchair with large silk seat and ornate shell crest . Ornate shaped back with curved centre back splat.

Very unusually well curvaceous carved armrests in solid oak resting on vintage silk striped fabric with minor stains consistent with age and use.

Raised on curved cabriole legs joined by turned oak stretchers.

Nice original walnut stained patina french polish.

The style of this Chippendale armchair dates from the early 18th century. This example is most likely a North American or Canadian bespoke made armchair made to match an original from the period.  This beautifully made sturdy example dates to around 1910 and is a more comfortable height than an 18th century chair.

 

Chippendale circa 1910 in the 18th century manner.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 102cm

Width 68cm

Depth 60cm

Seat height 45cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $750

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Title    Large Adams style late Georgian or French Louis XVI style solid carved walnut fauteuil armchair

Description

Antique well carved solid walnut armchair in the Neoclassical manner of Adams or French Louis XVI.

The seat and back have recently been re-upholstered  in striped patterened white fabric  only minor stained surface to one armrest.   It features a large and very comfortable seat with upholstered oval back support and seat height of 49cm which is unusual for antique chairs.

 

Gorgeous carved solid turned and fluted legs raise the generous sized comfortable seat .

In the French Louis XVI neoclassical style ideal for any stylish 18th century chateau  or Rococo interior.

 

 

English circa 1900 in the 18th century manner.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 100cm

Width 64cm

Depth 64cm

Seat height 49cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $950

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Title   Antique set of six Regency period dining chairs with carved lyre backs scroll carved backs 1830

Description

Antique set of six Regency period dining chairs with carved lyre backs with rare pineapple centres in original simulated rosewood finish circa 1830.

 

The chairs are all raised by sabre rear legs and turned reeded front legs with ornate turned bosses to fronts.

The drop in seats are upholstered in the most delicate moire silk velvet and in excellent condition. These types of seats simply lift off their locating peg for easy recovering in your favourite fabric.

Nice and sturdy frames with original french polished patina a value point.

The hand painted simulated Brazilian rosewood grain finish makes these chairs extremely desirable. Solid rosewood chairs are usually too brittle and break, but these are made from strong sturdy beech with no breaks or repairs.

The superbly carved acanthus scroll back splat with a gorgeous arrangement of ornaments most probably from the East cost of the Americas, probably Boston.

 

A very comfortable and practical seat height of 47cm upholstered in silk velvet Regency stripe fabric.

 

  

American or English Regency 1830

 

Overall dimensions:

Height 86cm

Width 46cm

Depth 51cm

 

Seat size :

Height 47cm

With 39cm

Depth 42cm

 

 
Price AUD $2750 set of six


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Title   Carved fruitwood pair of 18th century chairs in the Georgian manner but Gustavian Sweden circa 1780

Description

Carved fruitwood pair of 18th century chairs in the Georgian manner but from provincial Gustavian Sweden circa 1780.

A close matched pair of chairs from western provinces of Sweden.

It was customary to have more chairs made as the household grew and these were usually made to match but with subtle changes in design or "improvisations". A farmhouse tradition.

Original blonde fruitwood with pegged construction and carved back in the Hepplewhite manner ,

Raised in the Gustavian tradition on tapering and fluted legs.

Vintage silk upholstery fabric used on the seats seats probably date to mid 1980's when these 18th century chairs were restored and reglued.

 

 

Western Swedish circa 1780 Louis Philippe

Dimensions:   

Height 94cm

Width 46cm

Depth 45cm

Seat height 46cm

 

 

 

 
Price AUD $975 the pair


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Title   Rare gondola back antique mahogany child's armchair Sheraton tub bergere armchair satinwood inlay

Description

Rare antique mahogany child's armchair of Sheraton design in the tub shape or bergere armchair. Solid mahogany with satinwood string inlay  and with vintage ( 80's) upholstery. A rare armchair of small proportions raised on inlaid taper front legs with string inlay and out swept back legs all with period porcelain castors.

This style of bergere armchair  is known as a tub bergere and has a luxurious supporting gondola back. The curvaceous armrests supported by turned columns.

   

English circa 1890

 

Overall dimensions

Height 74cm

Width 59cm

Depth 53cm

Seat height 38 cm

 

 
Price AUD $465


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Title   BIG French Art Deco carved mahogany armchairs with ornate scroll armrests bronze velvet upholstery

Description

Large pair of French Art Deco carved mahogany armchairs with ornate scroll armrests bronze velvet upholstery.

The large sturdy proportions are ideal for a barrister's office  or corporate executive office.

Superb quality craftsmanship with solid mahogany frames and original beautiful french polished finish.

The large seats are made extra comfortable with hand stitched springs. Covered in original vintage bronze coloured velvet fabric.

 

  

French circa 1910 late Art Nouveau early Art Deco

 

Overall dimensions

Height 110cm

Width 64cm

Depth 75cm

Seat height 50 cm

Seat width 58cm

Seat Depth 58cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $1200 ...the pair


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Title   French provincial walnut apprentice piece or miniature chair dolls childs chair circa 1840 original patina

Description

French provincial walnut small sized chair dolls childs chair circa 1840 original patina.

Good original polished wax patina finish. The seat retains its original woven and coloured rush seat with minor wear .  

Raised on turned front legs and matching turned stretchers with squared back legs in the traditional 17th century baroque manner.

This rare sized sort of chair may have been made in the early 1800's as a travelling tradesman's sample or as an apprentice piece perhaps made for a child or dolls chair.

Nice and sturdy frame. 

Overall Diemensions:

Height 68cm

Width 37cm

Depth 40cm

Seat height 25cm 

  

French circa 1840

 
Price   AUD $380


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Title   Antique carved solid birch baroque side chairs with ornate scroll carvings and ornate back splats

Description

Antique carved solid birch baroque side chairs with ornate scroll carvings and serpentine shaped back splats

 

Good sturdy frames with beautiful french polished finish.  Drop in seats upholstered in neutral coloured fabric.

  

Swedish  early 1920's in the 1730's Gustavian baroque manner

 

Overall dimensions

Height 92cm

Width 47cm

Depth 54cm

Seat height standard 44 cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $595 ...the pair


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Title   Antique carved mahogany Chippendale armchair with ornate gothic scroll back and woolwork seat.

Description

Antique carved mahogany Georgian Chippendale armchair with ornate ribbon back and gothic scroll carvings and woolwork seat.

Raised on acanthus carved legs with claw and ball feet.

 

  

English 18th century style circa 1900

 

Overall dimensions

Height 97cm

Width 65cm

Depth 62cm

 

Seat height 49cm

 

 
Price AUD $965


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Title   Antique carved oak baronial X frame armchair with gothic carvings late 19th century

Description

Antique carved oak baronial X frame armchair with gothic carvings late 19th century.

Superbly carved with heraldic heads to curved backrest. Shaped armrests scroll forward with acanthus carved arms. Orante leaf carved surround and gothic gargoyle head  to X frame savonarola legs terminating in scroll feet.

 

A 19th century sadle shaped  seat upholstered in vintage emerald velvet.

 

  

English or Scottish circa 1870

 

Overall dimensions

Height 95cm

Width 68cm

Depth 67cm

 

 

 
Price AUD $975


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Title   Danish mid century lounge suite solid carved fauteuil armchairs and 2.5 seated settee circa 1935

Description

Vintage well carved solid wood mahogany 3 piece suite including pair of armchairs in the French Directoire manner each with original signed makers plaque.

This three piece lounge suite is entirely original including its gorgeous vintage upholstery. Made by the reknowned Danish cabinet maker Georg Kofoed based in Copenhagen ( 1920-1949). Superb quality craftsmanship with original patina french polish, with no repairs or wobbles.

The bergere armchairs and settee with squab cushions for extra comfort and modernist low back rest so desirable in later mid century furniture. The armrests with turned and fluted column supports and raised on matching front legs.

 

Danish early 20th century in the 18th century manner.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Settee:

Height 79cm

Width 132cm

Depth 72cm

 

Bergere armchairs dimensions:

Height 79cm

Width 64cm

Depth 72cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $7795

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Title  Large pair of Danish Art Deco Empire armchairs in solid mahogany Danish 1920's Biedermeier revival


Description

Art Deco period Danish pair of armchairs. The traditional antique Biedermeier revival style in solid mahogany. The gentle ergonomic upholstered back upholstered in red stripe linen fabric alludes to the Danish flag. Drop in seats upholstered in the same vintage upholstery fabric.

Solid shaped mahogany armrests raised on elegant curved supports joining the tapering legs with stepped details. Very much in the French Empire manner but simplified and more elegant in keeping with Scandinavian aesthetics.

The seats and backs with vintage rouge linen cloth could easily be recovered to your liking in your favourite upholstery material.

Raised on tapering front legs and sabre rear legs in the Biedermeier and Regency manner.

A perfect desk chairs for the Art Deco, Empire of minimalist Danish modern home.

Denmark early 20th century

Overall Dimensions:

Height 87 cm

Width 63 cm

Depth 66 cm

Seat height 47cm

 
Price AUD $1695 the pair

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Title  Important English Regency oak hall bench seat with carved winged lions and monopodia Circa 1825


Description

Important English late Georgian oak hall bench seat with carved winged lions and monopodia. Exquisitely detailed carved neoclassical lions statues in solid wood  on plinth pedestals with scroll acanthus carvings to back. The massive architectural supports joined by carved oak neogothic apron and double arched lion paw support back. The solid oak ebonized bench seat top with carved oak fretwork surround.

These types of impressvie hall seats were designed in the early 1800's for palatial interiors in the late Georgian era. Only the affluent landed gentry would have the space and  funds available for this magnificent oppulent piece of furniture.

English Circa 1825

Dimensions:

Total Height 63 cm

Seat height 52 cm

Depth 55 cm

Length 146cm

The bench top would acommodate a squab cushion of dimensions 137 x 42cm

 


Price AUD $7595

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Title  Large Empire armchair in solid mahogany Danish 1890's Biedermeier desk chair


Description

Traditional antique 19th century armchair in solid mahogany. The gentle ergonomic sloping back with curved back splat is joined by carved solid mahogany armrests ( minor ancient repairs but good and strong) that join the front legs with turned neoclassical urn shaped details. Very much in the French Empire manner but simplified and more elegant in keeping with Scandinavian aesthetics.

The seat with vintage grey cloth could easily be recovered to your liking in your favourite upholstery material.

Raised on tapering front legs and sabre rear legs in the Biedermeier Regency manner.

A perfect desk chair for the Art Deco, Empire of minimalist Danish modern home.

Denmark late 19th century

Dimensions:

Height 80 cm

Width 55 cm

Depth 55 cm

Seat height 49cm

 

 


Price AUD $550

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Title Late Regency carved turned armchair in beechwood with faux Brazilian rosewood painted finish


Description

Late Regency carved turned armchair in beechwood with faux Brazilian rosewood painted finish.

The turned arch top back rest aith elegant turned section back splat with ornate brass roundell with acanthus leaf design.

The seat would have originally been rattan woven and has been upholstered in a vintage ruby velvet.  A lovely patina to the timber frame.


English Circa: 1830

 

Dimensions

Height 83cm

Width 53 cm

Depth 50 cm

Seat Height: standard 46 cm

 

 


Price AUD $775

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Title   Antique carved oak gentleman's armchair rococo early 1850's with neutral linnen upholstery



Description

An antique carved armchair in the French provincial Louis XV manner. Well carved rococo acanthus crown top with scroll carved armrests and raised on elegant carved cabriole legs.

The seat is not only comfortable with springs support below but also ideal for modern comfort at 49cm height.

 

Finished in elegant and useable vintage provincial neutral colour linnen fabric from the 1990's and would benefit from a clean or re-cover in your favourite fabric.

 

Good original patina and solid sturdy frame.

 

Denmark mid 19th century in the French 18th century manner.

 

 

Dimensions

Height 106 cm

Width 59 cm

Depth 63 cm

Seat height 49cm


Price  AUD $895

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Title Pair Karl Johan Biedermeier chairs in mahogany late 19th century

Description

Pair of antique Swedish birch and stained mahogany Karl Johan chairs raised on sabre front and rear legs and shaped curved backs in the Biedermeier Empire manner.

Sweden Circa: 1890


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Title   English early Victorian mahogany dining chairs in full mahogany superb carved quality craftsmanship

Description

Antique well carved solid mahogany neo- rococo dining chair set. English early Victorian mahogany 6 dining chairs in full mahogany superb carved quality craftsmanship Nice and sturdy frame with shaped and spring supported seats for extra comfort and raised on carved cabriole front legs with brass castors.

Newly upholstered in goregous stripe neutral coloured fabric.

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height 91cm

Width 45cm

Depth 56cm

Seat height 51cm 

 

  

English circa 1850

 
Price AUD $1399 the set


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Title   French Louis Philippe armchair neo-gothic Empire 1830's

Description

Antique French Empire manner armchair or desk chair . Carved floral rose backrest  supported by classic baluster urn back splat in flame mahogany with neo-gothic carved arches and scrolling armrests .  Raised on sabre legs with drop in seat. The seat with springs, is very easy to recover as it just lifts out of the chair frame with flame mahogany shaped front chair rail.

These types of armchairs  with low scrolling armrests were usually used in front of a bureau or secretaire as desk chairs.

Superbly french polished finish.

 

French circa 1830 Louis Philippe

 
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Title Large Imperial Russian armchair  Fauteuil carved mahogany 1830's solid mahogany


Description

Rare Neoclassical late Empire armchair fauteuil of the early 1830’s. Most probably from the Baltic States ( Lithuania, Latvia, Finnland) or even Imperial Russian origin.

After the Imperial French Empire design with shallow achitectural bas relief scroll carvings and well carved back with Regency influences featuring acanthus scrolls. The armrests are firmly attached to the back and scroll forwards with carved scroll ends. Raised on carved and reeded Ancient Roman influence front legs and sabre back legs. Similar examples of these can be found in later Empire models made by the noted cabinet makers Paris based Jacob-Desmalter.

Good sturdy antique mahogany chair with hand stitched woolwork seat and back entirely hand done in the Aubusson manner. the large generous sized seat with springs add for modern day comfort requirements. 

 

Dimensions:

Height 102 cm

Width 59 cm

Depth 69 cm

Seat Height 45cm

 

Imperial Russian or Baltic States   circa 1830



Price  AUD $1495

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Title   Scandinavian pair of rare gondola back armchairs Biedermeier Regency influence 19th century originals

 

Description

 

Scandinavian Biedermeier pair of gondola back armchairs in flame mahogany and fruitwood.
A very rare shape often mistaken for early Georgian Regency chairs but no doubt influenced by neoclassical Empire and Biedermeier designs.
The shaped back supports and curves gently away and scrolls towards the armrests. These are raised by inverse curved supports. The seat frame hold the pop out seats securely. ..easy to change fabric on.
Elegant turned front legs in the Thomas Hope manner with back legs in the Yatagan style for extra support.

Scandinavian Mid 19th Century


Seat height 46cm

 

 

Dimensions:

Height : 85cm

Width: 57cm

Depth : 62 cm

 

 

Price    AUD $4850 the pair

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Title  Solid Walnut Swedish baroque armchairs, well carved and comfortable

 


Description

Impressive pair of Swedish walnut Rococo armchairs beautifully carved and with lovely velvet brocade upholstery. Very generous seat size and high back makes for very comfortable and impressive chairs. Late 19th century in the early 18th century Gustavian style. Priced per pair. Seat height standard 49 cm off ground..

Priced per pair 

 

Dimensions

Width 70cm

Height 122cm

Depth 68 cm

 

Seat height 49 cm


Price  AUD $4950 The PAIR




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Title   A Scandinavian gondola back armchair Biedermeier Regency influence 19th century original

 

Description

 

Beautifully french polished antique Scandinavian Biedermeier gondola back armchair in flame mahogany and fruitwood.
A very rare shape often mistaken for early Georgian Regency chairs but no doubt influenced by neoclassical Empire and Biedermeier designs.


The shaped gondola back supports and curves gently away and scrolls towards the armrests. These are raised by inverse curved supports. The sturdy seat frame holds the pop out seat securely and makes it very easy to change fabric covering
Elegant turned front legs in the Thomas Hope manner with back legs in the yatagan style for extra support.

Scandinavian Mid 19th Century


Seat height 46cm

 

 

Dimensions:

Height : 85cm

Width: 57cm

Depth : 62 cm

 

 

Price    AUD $2495

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Title   Pair of French Louis XIII style fireside fauteuil armchairs with vintage tapestry seats and backs

Description

Antique pair of well carved French baroque armchairs or fauteuils in the traditional French Louis XIII manner. The seats and backs have been upholstered  in gorgeous vintage Aubusson style tapestry fabric with large close nailed brass studs. These feature large and very comfortable seats supported by hand stitched spring supports with height 43cm which is usual for period chairs of the 19th century.

 

Turned fruitwood columns and stretchers with traditional pegged construction, raise the generous sized seat .

These chairs are usually called fireside armchairs with lower than usual backs so that  the generousity and warmth of a romantic fire could be shared with others in the room standing behind the sitters.

 

French late 19th early 20th century the French Louis XIII manner of the 17th century.

 

Overall Dimensions :

Height 75cm

Width 66cm

Depth 51cm

Seat height 43cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $ 1385 the pair


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Title  Rare Pair Swedish Biedermeier Karl Johan period side chairs in birch circa 1820 Regency influence

 



Description

Pair of Swedish Karl Johan period Empire chairs with carved backs and rope twist top in the English Regency manner. Superb quality with carved and well shaped backs and raised on elegant sabre legs front and back.

 

Sweden Karl Johan period Circa 1820

 

Dimensions

Width 48cm

Height 91cm

Depth 47 cm

 

 


Price AUD $ 1350 pair




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Title  Pair of antique Danish heavy oak chairs of the Steamship era  circa 1870

Description

 

Pair of antique Scandinavian heavy oak chairs of the Steamship era  circa 1870.

The elegant Biedermeier style back with turned roundel to centre of the backsplat . A solid wood seat with later applied blue velvet show signs from underneath that they once had caned seats.

Raised on turned front legs and sabre rear legs.

unusual is that chairs of this size and design were usually made for the cabins of steamships and the heavy nature of the timber prevented the chairs from moving around freely.

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height 82cm

Width 40 cm

Depth 50cm

Seat height 45 cm

 

Denmark 1870

Price AUD $395 pair

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Title   French Louis XV style solid carved fauteuil armchair with large woolwork tapestry seat and back

Description

Antique well carved solid wood armchair in the trasitionall French Louis XV / Louis XVI manner. The seat and back have recently been re-upholstered  in hand stitched wool work tapestry fabric .   It features a large and very comfortable seat with spring support and height of 45cm which is unusual for antique chairs of the 19th century. Carved solid cabriole legs raise the generous sized comfortable seat .

In the French Louis XV style ideal for any stylish 18th century chateau  or Rococo interior.

Minor stains to hand stitched woolwork seat and armrests consistent with age and use.

 

French mid 20th century in the 18th century manner.

 

Overall Dimensions :  

Height 89cm

Width 61cm

Depth 62cm

Seat height 45cm

 

  

 

 
Price AUD $785

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Title  Gorgeous antique horseshoe shaped back reading chair  library armchair in the Biedermeier manner  

Description

 

Very well made antique Danish or Swedish oak armchair ideal as a library or reading chair.

The large generous upholstered seat made more comfortable with hand stitched springs for support. 

Raised on tapering front legs and well carved yatagan shape rear legs for sturdy solid supports.

The ergonomic design of the wrap around well upholstered back makes for highly comfortable seating. Nice warm scandinavian oak finish and with beautiful rouge wool covered seat and back. Fabric in very good condition.

 

Mid 1800's Scandianvian origin.

 


Danish late 19th century  in the Biedermeier Empire manner of early 1800's

 

Dimensions:

Height: 80cm

Width: 70 cm

Depth 61cm

Seat height 50 cm


Price   AUD $ 675

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Title  Blonde Biedermeier desk armchair with original rattan cane back and seat and superb quality finish

Description

 

Blonde Biedermeier desk chair  armchair with rattan cane back and seat and superb quality finish.

 

The shaped back in solid carved blonde mahogany of superb quality workmanship has two elegant scrolling armrests that join the main seat frame. The original lift out rattan cane seat with bow front is perfect for adding a squab cushion to for extra height if needed but is already at standard seat height of 45cm .

Raised on turned front legs and sabre rear legs, this design is perfect for in front of a Biedermeier desk or secretaire .


Austrian early 1840's

 

Dimensions:

height 87cm

Width 55cm

Depth 70 cm

Seat height standard 45cm


Price   AUD $ 1250


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Title    Very rare pair of ornate Biedermeier chairs with large seats and curved backs Vienna circa 1820

Description

Large pair of ornate Biedermeier chairs with curved backs form Vienna circa 1820.

Made from solid cherrywood, these rare chairs have original patina surface and have recently been upholstered in the traditional manner of the period. The ususual curved backs or lyre shape with carved knot back splat. Raised on elegant cherrywood cabriole legs to fron and sabre rear legs. The back legs and back rests strengthened in the original design with cherrywood cross grained inserts.

Quite likely made by famous Biedermeier period company of the Danhauser factory in early 19th century Vienna.  Similar examples exist in the MAK and the Hofmoebel Sammlung, a treasure trove of original Biedermeier antique furniture in Vienna, Austria.

Nice and sturdy but of elegant design and in museum quality condition.

 

Height 83cm

Width 56cm

Depth 56cm

Seat height standard 46cm


Austro-Hungarian Empire early 19th century.

Price  AUD $4495 pair

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Title Pair Swedish Gustavian period chairs 1790's

 


Description

 

A pair of Swedish late Gustavian period five bar sleigh back chairs. The back rests scrolling elegantly with carved bats wings ornaments. With curved front to the seat rail and raised on elegant taper front legs. The frames are nice and firm and the drop in seats freshly upholstered in toile linnen are easy to reupholster in your favourite fabric as they simply lift out.

 

Fruitwood construction with a nice cherrywood stain and polish with minor repairs and marks consistent with age and use.

 


Sweden circa 1790

 

Dimensions

Height  81 cm

Width 48 cm

Depth 52 cm


Seat height 45 cm

 

 


Price  AUD $ 875 pair

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Title Pair of antique English Sheraton armchairs with  large comfortable saddle seats and carved backs

Description

A large pair of English Georgian armchairs in the Sheraton or Hepplewhite manner. Fully carved in solid mahogany and with excellent original patina.

The large comfortable saddle shaped seats  upholstered in woven horsehair fabric.

The shield shaped backs with carved neoclassical swags and urns and acanthus scrolls. Elegant carved armrests on scroll supports join the frame, all with original patina. The saddle shaped double close nailed upholstered seats raised on elegant tapering front legs and traditional 18th century sabre rear legs. Nice and sturdy.  ( old professional and sturdy repair to one leg)

 

Dimensions:

Height 94cm

Width 58cm

Depth 58cm

Seat height standard 45cm


English late 19th century.

Price  AUD $3295 pair

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Title  Swedish antique Biedermeier birch taburett window seat with inlay and karelian birch details

Description

A Karl Johan period or Biedermeier era blonde satin birch and karelian birch long taburett window seat.

Elegant curved armrests with inlay to centre panels and with gothic arch details to rails in rare karelian birch.  Horsehair upholstered stuffed seat with recent covering in woven fabric.  Raised on subtle sabre legs, this type of seat is ideal for end of the bed or as a bay window seat. This double stool or duette piano seat is finished all round and can be placed in the centre of a room. Good original and well cared for patina .

 

Swedish circa 1850's

Overall Height 80cm

Seat height 49cm standard

Length 102cm

Depth 39cm

 



Price $ 975 AUD

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Title Pair of antique English Sheraton armchairs with  large comfortable upholstered seats in Regency silk stripe

Description

A large pair of English Georgian armchairs in the Sheraton or Hepplewhite manner. Fully carved in solid mahogany and with excellent original patina.

The large comfortable seats  have just been reupholstered in a gorgeous silk Regency stripe fabric and are with hand stitched springs under the seat for extra comfort.

The back splats with carved necoclassical arches. Elegant carved reeded armrests supported on turned columns.

 joind the frame and are ussported by carved tapering from legs and sabre rear legs. Nice and sturdy.

 

Height 83cm

Width 56cm

Depth 56cm

Seat height standard 46cm


English late 19th century.

Price  AUD $2450 pair

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Title   Scandinavian Empire pair of Biedermeier side chairs with marquetry inlay inspiring future Art Deco design


Description

Scandinavian Empire style pair of Biedermeier side chairs with marquetry inlay in the neoclassical style inspiring future Art Deco design.

Curved ergonomic backs with satinwood string inlay on solid mahogany, raised on tapering front legs and sabre rear legs.

 

A very elegant Biedermeier revival pair of blond dining chairs.

 

Swedish or Danish late 19th century 

Dimensions

Width 46cm

Height 83cm

Depth 50cm

 

Seat height standard 46cm


Price   AUD $895 the pair




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Title   Antique baroque carved fruitwood throne armchair large proportions with tapestry seat and back

Description

Antique baroque carved fruitwood throne armchair of large proportions with tapestry seat and back

The ornate carved back with cornucopia storks and fruit. The shaped backrest with ornate padded uphostery and with carved scrolling armrests. Large comfortable seat raised on carved ornate legs and with stretcher with twin dolphins.

 

The vintage bullion wire stitched floral tapestry upholstered seats made very comfortable with original springs and of correct seat height for modern use at 51cm .

 

Vintage upholstery with minor wear but in good solid condition.

Dimensions :

Height 124cm

Width 67cm

Depth 68cm

Seat height 51cm

 

  

Italian  19th century


Price AUD $2650


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Title   Antique Ffrench Louis XIII walnut armchair in baroque manner with tapestry uphostery

Description

Antique French walnut armchair in baroque manner with tapestry uphostery

Beautifully carved in elegant and pale walnut adorned with turned armrests and acanthus scrolls and pierced carved stretcher. Raised on turned legs with pumpkin shaped squat feet.

 

The vintage bullion wire stitched floral tapestry upholstered seats made very comfortable with original springs and of correct seat height for desk use at 48cm .

 

Vintage upholstery with minor wear but in good solid condition

 

Height 87cm

Width 58cm

Depth 55cm

Seat height 48cm

 

  

French circa 1870

 
Price AUD $895


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Title French Louis XIV gilt wood armchair with ornate carved details and recent whte upholstery

 

 
Description

A gorgeous antique gilt carved French 19th century armchair in the Baronial manner of Louis XIV .  The well shaped and carved solid wood frame with acanthus scrolls and shell carving and with original gold leaf finish. The generous sized seat and back recently upholstered in white patterned cotton fabric.



French 19th century


Dimensions

 

H 120 cm

W 69 cm

D 74 cm

Good standard seat height of 48cm

 


Price AUD $1850


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Title Original  pair Swedish solid elm chairs with engraved design to back splat

Description

A pair of Swedish Karl Johan period solid elm chairs . The backs with elegant curved back with four bars and central curved back splat. Each engraved with "Cheeky Monkey" design.

The chairs are raised on elegant Empire style tapering legs to front and sabre legs to back.

Original patina and finish .

A gorgeous satin silk upholstered lift off seats in the traditional Gustavian manner with embroidered design and powder duck egg blue satin stripes.

 

Swedish early 1820's

Overall Dimensions

Height 82cm

Width 45cm

Depth 45cm

Seat height 49cm ...Standard modern height.



Price  AUD $795 the pair

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Title   Rare set antique Biedermeier walnut chairs Josef Danhauser Imperial Vienna 1820 originals

Description

Antique  set of four walnut chairs of the early Biedermeier period. The elegant Empire gondola backs inspired by French examples and designed by noted Viennese designer Josef Danhauser 1805-1845.

Solid walnut construction with shaped backs that scroll very eleganty and have a book matched walnut veneered back rest. The deceptively simple looking shape  to the back curves gracefully but supports the back very well and with raised chair leg stretcher only to the sides are typical of the ingenuity of Danhauser designs many of which still exist in the Applied Arts Museum MAK in Vienna. 

Good strudy construction with square front legs and original patina polish.

Beautifully upholstered with traditional Biedermeier woven fabric and with the added comfort of coil springs, an 1822 Vienna invention by Georg Junigl.

Imperial Austrian circa 1820, probably Vienna . Museum quality

 

Dimensions:

overall height 89cm

Width 48cm

Depth 57cm

Seat height 51 cm

  
Price AUD $6400 the set of four


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Title Set of SIX 6 vintage Danish blonde mahogany 1950's bar back dining chairs with original wool work seats. 

Description

 

A rare set of six Scandinavian dining chairs of amazing quality cabinetwork. The curved backs with traditional Gustavian style five bars. The curved saddle seats with hand knotted wool work upholstery of the period, all in excellent condition. Raised on elegant sabre rear legs and taper front legs.

This style is a re-interpretation of an 18th century classic design and has been beautifully hand made in these examples from blonde mahogany or stained birch for a lighter modern look. The woolwork is all hand stitched and in perfect condition. Original finish and patina.


Danish or Swedish mid-century 1950's

Price AUD $1499 set or four

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Title   Pair Biedermeier 1820's dining chairs with carved Architectural Schinkel design details, Berlin 1820's

Dimensions

 

Height 95cm

Width 47 cm

Depth 57cm

Seat Height modern 48 cm

Description

 

 

Pair of antique Biedermeier period dining chairs circa 1820.

The sturdy mahogany frames with carved loop tops and acanthus scrolls. The back rest is nicely upholstered and has goereous Roman scroll details.

Upholstred seats rest on sabre rear legs and turneded and reeded front legs in the Regency manner. These finish with original brass castors.

Goor original patina finish.

The seats are ideal for modern living giving them a seat height of 48 cm from floor.

Priced as a pair


Berlin, Prussian Empire Circa: 1820


Price AUD $1100 pair

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Title   Pair of antique Biedermeier revival chairs with original stamp by THONET  WIEN

Description

Pair of antique Biedermeier revival chairs with original stamp by the famous Austrian company of THONET  in Vienna ( Wien). Made of stained fruitwood these gorgeous chairs have been upholstered for extra comfort and luxury.  The design is most unusual as the back is curved outwards in a gondola shape.  There is a stamp  to the front rail  "THONET 8 " Original polish and patina.

Secessionist Art Deco design of the period.

Austrian 1890-1919

 

Height 77cm

Width 43cm

Depth 51cm

 

Austrian late 19th century early 20th century

 
Price AUD $695 pair


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Title   French rococo carved fauteuil armchair with needlework upholstery and large seat

Description

Antique well carved beechwood armchair in the traditional Louis XV manner. The seat and back have recently been re-upholstered  in hand  stitched woolwork or petit point fabric and the spring seat with hand stitched padding is in excellent condition.   It features a large and very comfortable seat which is unusual for period chairs of the 19th century. Carved cabriole front legs raised on well carved cabriole legs.

 

Height 87cm

Width 58cm

Depth 62cm

Seat height 41cm

 

  

French circa 1930

 
Price AUD $695


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Title   French Louis XV rare solid Brazillian rosewood fauteuil armchair of superb quality craftsmanship  1870

Description

Antique well carved solid Brazillian rosewood armchair in the traditional Louis XV manner. Unusual to find such wonderful craftsmanship and in solid brazillian rosewood, or pallisander. The seat and back have recently been re-upholstered  in french dove blue fabric and the spring seat with hand stitched horsehair padding is in excellent condition. it features a large and very comfortable seat which is unusual for period chairs of the 19th century. Carved cabriole ront legs raised with bronze sabot and castors.

 

Height 89cm

Width 64cm

Depth 68cm

Seat height 45cm

 

  

French circa 1870

 
Price AUD $1850


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Title  Superb French solid walnut carved Louis XVI three piece lounge suite attributed to Georges Jacob

 


Description

a Beautiful well carved Louis XVI 3 piece longe suite attributed to the master cabinet maker to the Royal court of France King Louis XVI.

This suite was made of solid walnut and carved profusely with great skill.

Recently completely re-upholstered and resprung, for modern comfort replacing the soft down cushions, the sturdy frames are good and solid.

 

Provenance: property of a Professor Ex Werrington House 1832


French late 18th early 19th century


Dimensions

Armchairs

H 94 cm

W 62 cm

D 65 cm

Seat standard height 44cm

 

Settee :

H 94cm

W 120 cm

D 67 cm

Seat height 44 cm

 


Price AUD $22,000  three piece suite


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Title  Antique Empire 3 piece lounge suite Swedish Karl Johan Empire style with gilt ormolu mounts silk stripe!

 


Description

Very well made Empire revival period Swedish 3 piece lounge suite consisting of two matching tub bergere armchairs and a matching tub sofa settee.

The superbly french polished and sturdy mahogany frames carved and mounted with mercurial gilt ormolu bronze mounts and raised on gilt bronze lion paw feet.

The newly restored gorgeous silk striped upholstery with subtle olive satin stripes.  Upholstered right round so this gorgeous suite can stand with pride in the centre of a room and be viewed from all angles. All seats are fully reupholstered with hand stitched edges in the traditional manner but with coil springs for extra comfort .

 

Sweden 19th century

 

Armchairs Dimensions

Width 62 cm

Height 88 cm

Depth 65cm

Depth 70cm

Seat Height standard 46cm

 

Dimensions

Width 162 cm

Height 95 cm

Seat Height standard 44cm

 


Price AUD $11,500 the 3 pieces

 




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Title   Antique set of 6 English oak baronial chairs with original leather seats and brass studs

Description

Antique Set of 6 English oak baronial chairs with original leather seats and brass studs.

Consisting of four dining chairs and two larger sized oak armchairs, this is a rare set in original condition. Solid oak construction with turned column armrest supports and raised on turned front legs and oak stretchers.

The green leather seats with a lovely golden patina that only comes with well cared for age and finish often referred to as cigar leather, due to its goregous patina. The right seat height for modern dining of 48cm.

Original brass studs to seats and backs secure the leathers to solid oak and very strudy frames.

English early 1900's

Dimensions:

Armchairs:

overall height 92cm

Width 60cm

Depth 54cm

Seat height 48 cm

 

Chairs:

overall height 87cm

Width 49cm

Depth 51cm

Seat height 48 cm

 

  
Price AUD $1895


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Title   Set of four Biedermeier style dining chairs with big comfortable seats in leather Barossa manner

Description

Set of four Biedermeier style dining chairs with big comfortable seats upholstered in genuine leather.

The traditional Biedermeier simplicity was often copied by Art Deco designers and this set of chairs challenges that tradition.

These chair styles date from early 1820's with simple and comfortbale serpentine backs with three bar back splat in ebonised finish. Raised on solid provincial pine tapering front legs and sabre rear legs.

Superbly french polished finish in a golden cherrywood colour and contrasting with black leather studded edge upholstery. The ebonised three bar back really works well with theis design. Springs are added under the seat for extra comfort. The correct height for modern dining is a bonus.

 

Barossa vintage 20th century in the 1820 Biedermeier style.

Dimensions:   

Height 90cm

Width 47cm

Depth 50cm

Seat height 48cm

 

 

 

 
Price AUD $1199 the set of four


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Title   French Louis XV carved sowlid walnut and water gilt armchairs

Description

Antique French rococo armchair in gilded well carved walnut . original finish. The ornate frames in the rococo manner with scrolling armrests and X frame stretchers to scrolling legs.  Upholstered in vintage cut velvet fabric with springs for extra comfort. The water gilt finish is original and the walnut frames indicate superb craftsmanship and details.

 

French early 19th century in the early 18th century manner.

Dimensions:   

Height 115cm

Width 67cm

Depth 83cm

Seat height 45cm

 

 

French circa 1830

 
Price AUD $6795 the pair


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Title   French Empire style dining chairs with carved backs, Scandianavian 1825

Description

Antique set of four original Scandinavian Empire or Biedermeier dining chairs .  Elegant scoll carved backs with flame mahogany veneers with curvaceous supports to seat. The well upholstered seat with springs for extra comfort have been recovered some 10-15 years ago in superb quality stripe fabric and suits modern dining height at 49cm . Raised on turned front legs.

Good original patina and all frames original and sturdy.

  

Height 91cm

Width 47cm

Depth 58cm

 

Scandinavian 1830

 
Price AUD $1499


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Title  Large French antique walnut Fauteuil in the 18th century manner of Louis XIII

Description

 

Large Baronial French carved walnut armchair in the manner of  Louis XIV. Well carved armrests  curved legs and "H" stretcher often known as "os de mouton " .

The seat of good proportions and well upholstered in a lovely pale sage velvet fabric studded with ornate brass hob nails on sage ribbon to match .

 

 

French mid 19th century
Dimensions:

Height 98cm

Width 65cm

Depth 68cm

Seat height 46cm


Price AUD $1250

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Title  Antique French Louis Philippe fauteuil armchair in carved mahogany 1850 in vintage silk covering

Description

A well carved antique French fauteuil armchair with carved ornate rococo design. The shaped back with  rococo style scrollwork crown. Armrests are firmly joined and scroll forward with superbly carved scrollwork .  The frame showes fine traditional pegged construction to legs in the 18th century manner. The generous sized seat with ornate carved seat rail and raised on carved cabriole legs.

Original silk upholstery has had some wear and is fraide due to sunlight and would be best recovered in your favourite fabric . However the upholstered seat  construction and hand stitched edges are all in good condition underneath ..so an easy job....... priced accordingly.

 

Dimensions: 

Overall Height 80cm

Width 46cm

Depth 51cm

Seat height standard 45cm


European Circa: 1850

Price  AUD $695

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Title  Rare set of four Russian empire dining chairs with black leather seats

Description

A set of four antique Imperial Russian chairs. Each with well shaped ergonomic backs in full mahogany and with inlaid satinwood stringing and arched back splat. Raised on elegant tapered legs also with inlay.

Newly upholstered in elegant balck leather.

 

overall Height 80cm

Width 46cm

Depth 51cm

Seat height standard 45cm


Imperial Russian Circa: 1830

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Title  Rare set of six well matched Empire dining chairs with marquetry inlay and woven horsehair seats

Description

A set of four plus two antique Empire dining chairs with woven horsehair seats. The elegant backs curve outwards to support the spine. The woven horsehair covered seats have the luxury of springs in th upholstery for extra comfort. Each raised on elegant taper legs in mahogany with string satinwood inlay. Two chairs with marquetry back splat of superb craftsmanship dating to 1830  as head of the table. The other 4 chairs dating a little later and made to match.

 

 

overall Height 87cm

Width 46cm

Depth 49cm

Seat height standard 47cm


Scaninavian  19th century

Price  $2450 set of six chairs

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Title Rare Edwardian Leather reclining leather armchair couch signed by London maker Foot's

Description

 

A rare English metamorthic gentleman's lounging armchair with integrated footstool . Well upholstered in leather and with brass fittings and on a sturdy polished English oak frame. The brass levers allows the  chair to recline fully, for the armrests to pivot hinge open for access and a fully adjustable footrest below. All on brass castors. This wing back armchair is the fore runner of reknowned modern companies such as Stressless and IMG Norwegian models that are now so popular. 

Christies sold one of these in 2013 for a mere 6000 GBP !

Perfect accessory for a gentleman's interior!

More images available. Recently sympathetically restored with real leather upholstery probably less than 10 years ago.

Brass plaque to base indicats the maker is:

" Foot's of Great Portland Road, London."


English early 1900's

Dimensions unextended:

Height : 125cm

Width 73cm

Depth 82cm

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Title Large pair carved beechwood Louis XV fauteuil armchairs with woolwork upholstery


Description

Pair of blonde French Louis XV rococo armchairs in the 18th century fauteuil manner. Beautifully carved and of elegant form. The seats are larger than the originals and have the additional comfort of sprung seat upholstery.

The antique woolwork upholstery with minor repairs that indicate loving value of the hand made finish.

Heigth 89cm

Width 60cm

Depth 64cm

Seat height 44cm

French early 1900's in the 18th century manner.



Price  AUD $1875 pair

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Title  Pair of sturdy Danish Empire chairs with comfortable seats and marquetry inlay


Description

A pair of Scandianvian neoclassical Biedermeier side chairs in the Empire manner. The elegant curved backs with marquetry depicting urns and floral design excecuted in light coloured fruitwoods and satinwood inlay.
The well upholstered and comfortable spring seats raised on string inlayed tapering legs to front and continuing sabre back legs.

Good Strudy condition with excellent original polished finish.

Priced As A Pair not per each.


Danish 19th century

Dimensions

Height 83cm

Width 46 cm

Depth 46 cm

Seat Height: standard 44 cm

 

 


Price $1250 the pair

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Title    Set six English Regency dining chairs of grand proportions. Circa 1810  

 

Dimensions

Height 85 cm

Width 52 cm

Depth 52 cm



Description

A set of six Regency period dining chairs in mahogany. Raised on turned and reeded front legs and sabre back legs, the reeding continues up the lyre shaped backs and with concave back splat. Superb quality like this is very hard to find. The seat size is very generous, indicating a lordly or prosperous origin with a seat size of : depth 45cm and seat height of 49 cm for modern dining requirements. Upholstered in horse hair woven fabric.

Minor restorations in keeping with age and use.

 

English Late Georgian 1810-1820

 


Price  AUD $4200 set of six

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Title  Pair Swedish Gustavian painted and gilt armchairs circa 1820

 



Description

Pair of Swedish Late Gustavian carved , painted and gilded fauteuil armchairs in the French Louis XVI manner. Very elegant armrests and raised on unusual dquare taper legs. Very comfortable hand stitched spring seats and upholstered backs.

Seat Height is 42 cm and depth is 46 cm and this is quite luxurious

 

Sweden Circa 1820

 

Dimensions

Width 55cm

Height 89cm

Depth 56 cm

 

 


Price AUD $ 4850 the pair




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Title  Pair of French Empire Fauteuil armchairs with ormolu mounts and tapestry upholstery

Description

A pair of antique French Empire armchairs in mahogany . The shaped backs with ormolu medusa mounts and anthenium carvings to armrests. the polished arms extend in stylised grecian capitals and terminate with ormolu mounted caryatid taper legs.

Seats and back in comfortable spring upholstered green tapersty and of generous size. Upholstery dates to the early 20th century.


French 19th century


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Title  Rare pair of antique ornately carved Venetian coronation chairs

Dimensions

Height  98 cm

Width 45 cm

Depth 51cm


Seat height 42 cm

 


Description

 

Large pair antique Venetian carved throne or coronation chairs. Richly onatemeted with heraldry emblems, scrollwork and gilt highlights. these amazing chairs also have leather sqaub cusions to match. Finished all round with carvings to the backs they certainly make a statement in any interior.


Italian 19th century

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Title  Solid fruitwood Swedish Empire armchair Signed IAL circa 1820

 

Dimensions

Height 83 cm

Width 55 cm

Depth 45 cm



Description

A pair of Scandinavian beauties with well shaped legs and upholstered seat.

Although these chairs look like a pair, they are slightly individual, one with a inlaid Masur Birch back panel , the other with string inlay in birch and ebony. the shaped armrests supported on turned urn supports and raised on taper legs.

Both are fruitwood with inlaid curved front rail panels and identical upholstered velvel drop in sprung seats. Well polished and very sturdy, they have been taken apart and reglued using traditional methods, so no wobbles or loosness in the frames.

Swedish Empire ( English Regency era) armchairs to grace any Stockholm interior or French Empire, Biedermeier setting.

Height of seat off floor is 45 cm

The seat rail is stamped by master cabinet maker in Stockholm. After the Stockholm Chairmakers Guild was wound up in 1846, the practice of stamping chairs ended.

Swedish Karl Johan 1825
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Title   A mahogany Empire style armchair from the Baltic States, Prussian influence 1820

Description

A very rare Estonian , Baltic states, armchair in the Russian Empire style. the shaped flame mahogany back rest over a carved mahogany lure support and shaped crossbar. Scrolling armrest with winged dragon heads scrolling down to carved dragon tails. the drop in seat  has been reupholstered in the 40's and sits within a cherrywood frame. Elegant sabre back legs and well cavred hooven front legs.

this was a chair of exquisite quality made for a nobleman from the Baltic states, under imperial Russian and Prussian influence and this chair displays very high quality materials and design influences from abroad.


Estonia Baltic states circa 1815


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Title Large pair Karl Johan Biedermeier Armchairs in mahogany


Description

Pair of Swedish mahogany Karl Johan armchairs raised on sabre front and rear legs, turned armrest supports and shaped curved backs in the Biedermeier Empire manner. Original striped upholstery, priced per pair
Sweden Circa: 1880

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Title   Pair of English Sheraton style Shield back armchairs marquetry inlaid and carved

Description

 

A pair of solid mahogany Georgian Sheraton style antique armchairs in the 18th century manner but of 19th century English origin. Superb quality carving to the traditional ribbon and swag back with floral pierced back splat. The shield shaped back in solid mahogany with crossbanding of satinwood and ebony stringing , matching the marquetry inlays to the elegant shaped armrest supports and sabre front legs.

Good Regency stripe upholstered seat with springs for extra comfort and are the correct height for modern man at 49 cm from ground.

A matching settee is also offered in the settee section  under the furniture heading.


English 19th century


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Title Pair of solid cast iron dinning chairs arm chairs by K F Schinkel

A very good pair of antique cast iron chairs. These were designed by the famous Biedermeier period architect, Karl F. Schinkel who designed the most significat 19th cenutry buildings in Berlin, that still stand today.

These armchairs are adorned with antheniums, rams heads and raised on roman hoofen feet.

The seats and back are constructed of close spaced steel rods giving wonderful storng support.

The matt black enamel finish prevents any rust and there is no sign of any. These superb armchairs will not blow over in the wind as they are substantially heavy being made of solid iron.


German 19th century
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Title   French carved Louis XVI watergilt wingback bergere armchair

Dimensions

Width 75cm

Height 105cm

Seat depth 46cm

Seat height 46 cm
Description

Very well made French Louis XVI style antique armchair with wing back. Superb quality crisp carving  with incredible details that can only come from a master craftsman of European origin. This impressive armchair is raised on four well turned and carved fluted neoclassical legs.

The upholstery is a floral pattern and in good condition.

 

French,  late 19th, early 20th century 


Price

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Title Antique Regency library bergere armchair  in mahohany


Description

 

A gorgeous English Regency period armchair in mahogany. The seat, back and sides with original woven rattan cane and squab cushions.

Front legs with turned legs and armrest supports and intricate reeded moulding follows the ars all the way up and over the curved concave back.

 

 


English circa 1810

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Title   An impressive pair of Gothic back Moorish throne armchairs

 An impressive pair of Gothic back Throne chairs of Moorish origin. The massive turned front and back supports joined by galleries of intricate turnings and inlaid panels of geometric marquetry in ivory bone and ebony. Massive turned armrest supports flank the drop in sprung upholstered seats, ready to reupholster in your favoutire fabric.

Armchairs like these are rarely  found on the market and they certainly are of the grand pallacial scale with seat size 65cm wide and 65 cm deep.


Middle eastern  late 19th century


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Title Set of solid cast iron dinning chairs arm chairs by K F Schinkel

Dimensions

Height 77cm

Width 56cm

Depth 49cm



Description

A very good set of six antique cast iron chairs. These were designed by the famous Biedermeier period architect, Karl F. Schinkel who designed monumental buidlings in Berlin, that still stand today.

These armchairs are adorned with antheniums, rams heads and raised on roman hooven feet.

The seats and back are constructed of close spaced steel rods and each armchair has a beautifully fitted full leather regency green cushion if required.

The matt black enamel finish prevents any rust and there is no sign of any. These superb armchairs will not blow over in the wind.


Circa 1850

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Title Pair Swedish satin birch armchairs Karl Johan Biedermeier influence

Description

 

Pair of karl Johan style Swedish armchairs in solid satin birch. The elegant curned back with inlaid and carved back splat.  Armrests are well shaped  and join the front tapering legs with ebonised turned urn shaped support.

Drop in seats in fabulous black and pale grey striped fabric.

Good solid pair of armchairs with generous sized seats.

 


Swedish 19th century

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Title   Swedish Karl Johan armchair in Satin Birch

Description

Swedish Karl Johan period satin birch desk armchair with scrolled arms and carved neoclassical back in the Regency or Biedermeier manner. String ebony inlay and well curved back rest.

This superb piece is fitted with a drop in seat for easy upholstery change if required.

 

Swedish  1820's


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Title Pair of Georgian style Klismos chairs Faux Painted finish

Pair of English Regency style classic Ancient Greek Klismos chairs in painted faux rosewood finish. Superbly copied true to the originals with out swept sabre front and rear legs ans a superbly shaped ergonomic tub shaped backrest that supports the upper lumber region. These types of English Georgian chairs are extremely rare to find and these may have been made to match an original pair. This pair have brushed suede leather seats and are made of mahogany in the traditional manner and are all hand painted.

 

English 20th century .

Simillar photo , Illustrated in The Age of Satinwood , by Percy MacQUOID , Fig 930  page 409  titled as : Property of Earl of Harewood.

 

I recall the late Bill Bradshaw esq, had a period pair of these chairs in his salon that dated to around 1810.  These This

ThiThiss pair ful gilded Fr
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Title Rare Regency Pair George Smith Armchairs
Rare Regency pair George Smith armchairs

Description

Rare pair George Smith style Regency armchairs with ebonised frame and well carved parcel gilt highlights. Fine lion head armrests and lions paw feet.Loose green Squab cushions with empire design. A matching pair of these armchairs from the same source took pride of place in the Late Mr W.F.( Bill) Bradshaw's collection. Mr Bradshaw was a collector and Dealer of fine Regency period and French Empire and American Federal period antiques in Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney, NSW.
Circa 1980

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Title  Blonde maple Biedermeier revival desk armchair  tub bergere with ebony string inlay  

Description

 Blonde maple Biedermeier revival desk armchair  or tub bergere with ebony string inlay  The carved ergonomic backrest with inlay resting on a curved horseshoe shaped back with integral armrests. these are suppoerted by pierced carved fretwork supports and on four elegant tapering column supports.

Raised on elegant tapering front and rear legs terminating in turned club feet.

This style is a re-interpretation of an early 19th century Viennese Biedermeier design and has been beautifully hand made in this example from blonde maple or pale mahogany. The back rst and front stretcher have sting inlaid satinwood and ebony .  Drop in seat in black silk moire fabric .

Austrian early 1900's


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