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1900 Wylie & Lochhead by Appointment to the King Oxblood Leather Captains Chair

$4,093.90

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We are delighted to offer for sale this very rare and highly collectable fully stamped Oxblood leather captains chair made by Wylie & Lochhead LTD by special appointment to H.M The King, circa 1900 A very comfortable and highly coveted office chair. The upholstery is thick Scottish leather, the frame solid mahogany, the base has the original twin steel tension adjuster, this is a substantial piece of craftsmanship This chair has the original stamp to the bottom back of the frame, it also has a plaque to the base which reads as follows, Whlie & Lochhead LTD 45 Buchanan Street Glasgow by Special Appointment to H.M The King We have cleaned waxed and polished the suite from top to bottom, one seat base has some marks, otherwise they are in good used condition throughout Wylie & Lochhead Antique Furniture Antique Furniture by the Scottish cabinet makers Wylie & Lochhead means the piece is going to be of superb quality and a very high level of craftsmanship. Wylie & Lochhead made antique furniture in traditional style like in the Chippendale designs but also in the Arts & Crafts design. They were famous for their stunning selection of antique wardrobes, antique dining chairs and antique dining tables. In 1829 Wylie & Lochhead was started by cabinetmakers Robert Wylie and William Lochhead mainly as coffin builders but they quickly became very successful with many workshops and furniture showrooms in Glasgow, Scotland. Wylie & Lochhead became renowned for their artistic designs and high levels of craftsmanship especially in the late Victorian and Edwardian periods. Wylie & Lochhead most well known designers were E.A Taylor, John Ednie and George Logan. Their Arts & Crafts Furniture designs were considered of such high quality they were displayed at the Turin International Exhibition alongside those of Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow Four. Wylie & Lochhead soon opened showrooms in England in the large cities like London and Manchester but they also began selling abroad like in America. There antique furniture was so well crafted and beautifully finished you still see many good examples for sale today and driscolls antiques on antiques world always carries a good selection of Wylie & Lochhead furniture for sale. Armchair dimensions: Height 85cm adjustable Width 59cm Depth 63cm Seat height 45.5cm 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.

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