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Antique Nursing Chair, English Walnut, Needlepoint Tapestry Victorian Circa 1840 - London Fine Antiques

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


Our Stock # 13.0347

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

  • Superior quality and solid walnut frame displaying good colour
  • Well proportioned with desirable aged patina
  • Traditionally stuffed offering a comfortable seat
  • Raised on carved cabriole legs decorated with 'C' scrolls and reeding
  • Elaborate scrolled toes over solid brass castors
  • Sinuous edge detailing runs seamlessly into seat rail decoration
  • Swept and shaped rear legs
  • Carved brackets run back into dished backrest with humped cresting rail
  • The drop-in seat pad and backrest covered in a needlepoint tapestry
  • Florally decorated in muted earthy tones
  • Shabby appeal as is or would welcome recovering

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

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

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

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