Libertys London Ianthe Upholstery Victorian Walnut Library Reading Armchair Lion For Sale
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Libertys London Ianthe Upholstery Victorian Walnut Library Reading Armchair Lion


We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning Liberty London Ianthe upholstery Victorian Library reading armchair with Walnut frame A truly magnificent piece, the upholstery is just about a classic English country house as you will find anywhere, it screams style class and charm, everyone knows this fabric and everyone knows it from Liberty London As mentioned the frame is walnut, there is a nice sideways facing Lions head carved into the top back, the front legs are beautifully turned and very much of the period The concept for this furnishing fabric was created by well known French Art Nouveau designer, R. Beauclair, in circa 1900. The Ianthe design was redrawn by David Haward's Studio and is a timeless and a true reflection of Liberty’s heritage. Ianthe is Greek for purple or violet flowers, suggesting that the flowers in the design may have originally been drawn from violet Dimensions Height 99cm Width 63.5cm Depth 79cm Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point. This item is available for collection from our Wimbledon warehouses. Condition Please view the very detailed pictures as they form part of the description around condition Please note vintage period and original items such as leather seating will always have natural patina in the form of cracking creasing and wear, we recommend regular waxing to ensure no moisture is lost, also hand dyed leather is not recommended to sit in direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time as it will dry out and fade.  


  • Dimensions
    H 38.98 in. x W 25.01 in. x D 31.11 in.H 99 cm x W 63.5 cm x D 79 cm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
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