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An Early C19th Holland & Sons Library Armchair

A good quality George IV library armchair by Holland & Sons, one of the largest and most prolific 19th Century London cabinet makers. Constructed in richly coloured mahogany and covered in green leather, the chair has a comfortable back rest with a curved top rail and scrolled arms over an upholstered seat, on octagonal baluster turned front legs terminating in what appear to be replaced castors. The back leg stamped ‘HOLLAND & SONS MOUNT STREET LONDON’, and a later property brand ‘VR’, the back leather panel with faded gold embossing indicating this chair lived in the The British Library. English, circa 1840

Dimensions
  • Max Depth: 560 mm / 22"
  • Max Height: 820mm / 32¼"
  • Max Width: 530mm / 20¾"
  • Seat Depth: 510mm / 20"
  • Seat Height: 480 mm / 19 "
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