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FOUR EXQUISITE ANTIQUE ViCTORIAN JAS SHOOLBRED RETAILED HARDWOOD DINING CHAIRS

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Royal House Antiques Royal House Antiques is delighted to offer for sale this stunning suite of four Circa 1880 Jas Shoolbred retailed, Rosewood Italian inlaid dining chairs Please note the delivery fee listed is just a guide, it covers within the M25 only for the UK and local Europe only for international, if you would like an accurate quote please send me your postcode and I’ll provide you with the exact price These chairs are very well made important pieces of Italian furniture, they are beautifully inlaid and scream decadence and sophistication from every angle, once of the chairs has the Jas Shoolbred stamp but that's as a retailer not manufacturer, Schoolbred were known for selling antiques as well as their own in house made pieces Condition wise, we have cleaned waxed and polished them from top to bottom, they have normal age and use related patina marks here and there as you would expect from 140+ year old pieces James Shoolbred and Company was a draper and later a department store, located on Tottenham Court Road, London. James Shoolbred and Co. (aka Jas Shoolbred) were established in the 1820s at 155 Tottenham Court Road. It was originally a drapers supplying the furniture trade. In the late 1860s/early 1870s the company began designing, manufacturing and selling high quality furniture, of their own design. Their sophisticated designs referenced Regency aesthetics which were informed by antiquity - Greek/Roman styles. The company's sales catalogue features guides to Victorian home owners about how to put room sets together to achieve a desirable aesthetic, 'a guide to good taste'. In the 1880s, Shoolbred had opened the city's first large department store on Tottenham Court Road, London. In the mid 1880s Schoolbred was granted a Royal Warrant, testament to the quality of their furniture Dimensions Height:- 89cm Width:- 46cm Depth:- 49.5cm Seat height:- 47cm Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point, if you would like any additional or specific measurements please ask Any questions please feel free to ask before you bid 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.
  • Creator:
    Jas Schoolbred (Retailer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 35.04 in (89 cm)Width: 18.12 in (46 cm)Depth: 19.49 in (49.5 cm)Seat Height: 18.51 in (47 cm)
  • Sold As:
    Set of 4
  • Style:
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1880
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Seller Location:
    GB
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU2823336747802
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