Antique Victorian Mahogany Sofa Chaise Longue Settee c. 1860 19th Century

Antique Victorian Mahogany Sofa Chaise Longue Settee c. 1860 19th Century

Antique Victorian Mahogany Sofa Chaise Longue Settee c. 1860 19th Century

Regent Antiques has been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental antique furniture, silver and porcelain. Our main markets are Europe and North America and we export worldwide.

Antique Victorian Mahogany Sofa Chaise Longue Settee c. This is a fantastic English antique Victorian chaise longue which dates from Circa 1860. This sofa was made from hand carved solid. With an undulating and scrolled top-rail enclosing deep-button upholstered back and sides above a serpentine seat-rail. The sofa is raised on elegant cabriole legs that terminate in pad feet and brass castors.

It has been reupholstered in a stunning beige fabric, which is in excellent condition. There is no mistaking its beautiful and stylish design, which is certain to make it a treasured and comfortable addition to one of the rooms in your home. In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.

Height 100 x Width 194 x Depth 86. Height 39.4 x Width 76.4 x Depth 33.9. In the shape of a. That is long enough to support the legs.

LC-4 - Chaise longue "Long chair". Which has become a classic item. It is thought that the first blend of a chair and daybed originated in Egypt.

The earliest known models were made from palm sticks lashed together with pieces of cord or rawhide. Ancient Greek art depicts gods and goddesses lounging in this type of chair.

The Greeks changed from the normal practice of sitting at a table to the far more distinctive practice of reclining on couches as early as the 8th century BC. The Romans also used a daybed for reclining in the daytime and to sleep on at night.

At Roman banquets, the usual number of persons occupying each bed was three, with three daybeds forming three sides of a small square, so that the. The Romans did not practice upholstery, so the couches were made comfortable with pillows, loose covers and animal skins.

Mahogany is probably one of the largest'families' of hardwood, having many different varieties within its own species. It became more of a Victorian trend to dress Mahogany with these decorative veneers, such as Rosewood, Kingwood, Burr Walnut and Coromandel, so that the actual Mahogany was almost hidden from view. Mahogany itself is a rich reddish brown wood that can range from being plain in appearance to something that is so vibrant, figured and almost three dimensional in effect. Although Mahogany was most often used in its solid form, it also provided some beautifully figured varieties of veneer like'Flame' Mahogany and'Fiddleback' Mahogany (named after its preferred use in the manufacture of fine musical instruments).

Cuban Mahogany was so sought after, that by the late 1850's, this particular variety became all but extinct. Take a tour of our London showrooms. Take Piccadilly line to Manor House station. Go to top of escalators and turn left.

Take exit 7 and walk straight on for 10 metres. Manor Warehouse is on the right. There is car parking available on site. Please make all cheques payable to Regent Antiques.

Bank details: Regent Antiques - BBVA - Account: 05701615 - Sort: 23-59-11. For the best value, we recommend offsetting this cost by purchasing multiple items. The item "Antique Victorian Mahogany Sofa Chaise Longue Settee c. 1860 19th Century" is in sale since Monday, August 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Sofas/Chaises\Victorian (1837-1901)".

The seller is "regentantiquesuk" and is located in London N4 1BX. This item can be shipped worldwide.


Antique Victorian Mahogany Sofa Chaise Longue Settee c. 1860 19th Century


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