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Early 20th Century Regency Style Metamorphic Armchair or Library Ladder


This is a classical mahogany library chair that transforms into a very sturdy ladder for those taller shelves. The chair is very well made and has only some minor scratches underneath the steps. A very useful piece of furniture if one needs a quick ladder somewhere. Measures: Seat height 17.5 inches Arm height 28 inches When open as step stool: 21.5 inch W x 41.5 inch D x 35.5 inch H.


  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 35 in. x W 21.5 in. x D 25.5 in.

    H 88.9 cm x W 54.61 cm x D 64.77 cm

  • Seller location
    San Francisco, CA
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