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19th Century Mahogany Bürgermeister Desk Chair

$3,249.20

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A very attractive mid 19th century mahogany Bürgermeister desk chair, probably Dutch, having curved back with caned panels and carved scrolling arms over upholstered seat raised on elegant carved cabriole legs united by turned cross stretchers The term 'Bürgermeister' was first applied to similar designs of chair in the 19th century around a century after they were actually first made. The literal translation in Dutch is "Mayor" and it seems the design was intended for citizens of high rank. They are most distinguishable by their curved backs, rounded seats and extra front legs. They were often exported from Holland to England where they became popular at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries), Circa 1860 Measures: Height 33in Width 34in Depth 26in (Seat height 19in).

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 33 in (83.82 cm)Width: 34 in (86.36 cm)Depth: 26 in (66.04 cm)Seat Height: 19 in (48.26 cm)
  • Style
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1860
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Bedfordshire, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 45071stDibs: LU955823112492

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